Essays Tagged: "Collector"

John Fowles The Collector. AP British Literature: Pick a novel of literary merit in which a character in the novel is decidedly evil but which the reader holds sympathy for.MLA style.

In John Fowles' novel The Collector (New York: Little, Brown and Company: 1963) Ferdinand Clegg, an amateur entomologist, kidn ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A 3 A4 page essay describing, in detail the full novel of John R. Fowles "the Collector".

The Collectorby John R. FowlesThe Collector is the story of the abduction and imprisonment of Miranda Gr ... amateur lepidopterist. On the first page, then, Clegg reveals himself to possess the mind-set of a collector, one whose attitude leads him to regard Miranda as he would a beautiful butterfly, as an o ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Grady and Miranda- A Comparison of Lessons The Collector by John Fowles and All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

dships, ultimately leading them towards a path to self- awareness. Both Miranda in John Fowles' The Collector, and John Grady Cole in Cormac McCarthy's All The Pretty Horses, encounter many unexpected ... lessons of all- that the world is cruel and it is a matter of survival of the fittest. While in The Collector, Miranda learns to realize that fighting back and using violence are not feasible ways to ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Fowles - The Collector

phies.Any characters in any text can be developed to encourage a personal response by a reader. The Collector, by John Fowles, is a novel that uses techniques such as symbolism and conflict to develop ... wo characters, that being Frederick Clegg and the other being Miranda Grey. Frederick is a strange 'collector' who no longer collects butterflies, but instead, he collects an art student - Miranda, He ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the ways in which your engagement with the construction of a character or characters in "The Collector" has contributed to your understanding of the text.

As a reader I found that the characters in The Collector contribute to my understanding of the text. In The Collector by John Fowles, the reader's ... elps them to understand Fowles idea of a class dominated society, in England during the 1960's. The Collector is a novel that compares the upper middle-class, where Miranda is placed in the societal l ... han his peers. It is obvious that Clegg, is uncomfortable where he stands on the social ladder. The Collector is a novel that compares the upper middle-class, where Miranda is placed in the societal l ...

(9 pages) 63 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Conformist and nonconformist- how are they represented in the area of study of TS Eliot's selected poems and "The Collector" by John Fowles

of Clegg. Fowlers' writing is popular to many ranges as it is a crime thriller about a killer. The Collector does not pose many complicated directions and is easy to read.Reading between the lines, F ... tween the lines, Fowles opens a world filled with concepts of conformity and non-conformity. In The Collector, Fowles reveals a light behind that of social displacement; but a life that is only lived ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Collector, A Library Report

Library Report, The Collector Syhamal Bagchee in his article "The Collector: The Paradoxical Imagination of John Fowles" ... agchee in his article "The Collector: The Paradoxical Imagination of John Fowles"� finds The Collector to contain pronounced thematic and moralistic content in context to modern society. Bagche ... les's works and Paston is the first of such.Power and freedom are other central themes found in The Collector. The power and control used by Clegg is a central issue in the novel. Miranda's struggle t ...

(4 pages) 1907 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Collector" by John Fowles

The Collector by John FowlesIt's a psychological novel about the delirium man who trapped a beautiful fe ... ere are not many characters in the book. The protagonist of the novel is a delirium man, who is the collector. He is a serial killer. He traps his victims and keeps them in his Manor House like butter ... le, reveals his point of view concerning Art, Religion.Bibliographyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Collectorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_FowlesMicrosoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-200 ...

(2 pages) 1615 1 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature