While Charles is still trying to sort out his feelings for Sarah, he receives word that his uncle wishes to see him immediately. So he sets off for Winsyatt at once. It turns out his uncle has finally married. Which would, logically, take away Charles’s inheritance. But his uncle has promised him one of the… Continue reading The French Lieutenant’s Woman: Chapters 22-36
Fowles now seems to claim ownership of his characters, even if he expects them to obey him. How can they disobey him if he’s writing what they do?
In this first section of The French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles seems to be taking on the role of an anthropologist – observing his characters rather than just telling a story. If readers keep going with this metaphor, they will find that Fowles has a lot of biases even though anthropologists are supposed to keep… Continue reading The French Lieutenant’s Woman: Chapters 1-12