Mr. Fox Characters

Helen Oyeyemi
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Mr. Fox

Mr. Saint John Fox is a famous writer. While his age is never given, it is noted that he is older than Mary and Daphne. He is very committed to his work as a writer, even if he does not take what he writes very seriously at first. A veteran of World War I, Fox was deeply affected by life in the trenches. Upon his arrival back home, his fiancée left him. To cope with the depression, Fox turned to fiction and the invention of his character Mary Foxe to see him through the worst parts of his life, until he married Daphne.

In the present, Fox worries about Daphne’s distance and is ready to give up on his marriage. This is reflected by the violence and blood in his short stories. These are the elements which Mary Foxe, his muse, returns to criticize. Mary...

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