A Simple Heart


Gustave Flaubert

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Monsieur Fellacher Character Analysis

The taxidermist who stuffs the parrot Loulou’s corpse for Félicité. He takes six months--far longer than Félicité expects—to complete the order, causing her great anxiety and making her think that the parrot has been stolen. But Fellacher finally sends the final product back to Félicité, and she is greatly pleased by the artistic choices he made as part of the task of preserving Loulou’s body.
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Monsieur Fellacher Character Timeline in A Simple Heart

The timeline below shows where the character Monsieur Fellacher appears in A Simple Heart. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4
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Love, Loss, and Death Theme Icon
Félicité takes Madame Aubain’s suggestion and hires a taxidermist named Monsieur Fellacher to stuff Loulou’s body. Félicité is so concerned that the package containing Loulou will not... (full context)