Jim Crace Essays
Responsibility in Harvest 12th Grade
In Crace’s novel, Harvest, the eventual downfall of the villagers could be attributed to a number of factors. Arguably, Crace may suggest, through his foregrounding of the villagers’ cruelty, prejudice and errors, their responsibility in their own...
The Balance Between Individuals and the Community 12th Grade
It seems to be an innate human need to belong, to be a part of something, a part of a group of people that have formed a strong and reliable bond. In the novel Harvest, by Jim Crace, a fire set at the local manor house sets of a chain of events...
The Power of Mistress Beldam 12th Grade
In the pre-industrial and pre-democratic society that Harvest is set in, Mistress Beldam has no power over what happens to the land because political power is in the hands of the landowners: Master Kent and Edmund Jordan. However, due to her...