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A paranoid conspiracy buff who lives in a storage unit in order to remain off the grid, Mozzie has a multitude of connections within both the New York and international crime community that continually provide valuable information for the cases that Caffrey is enlisted to assist on.
Although the foundation of White Collar may appear simple on the surface, the series is able to more fully flesh out its narrative by playing upon the internal conflict inside the persona of Neal Caffrey. While Caffrey was motivated in season one by the disappearance of his former girlfriend Kate Moreau and season two served as the conclusion to the conspiracy that resulted in her death, for instance, the third installment of White Collar allowed Neal Caffrey to finally examine his life free from the emotional bonds of his past.
Is Caffrey the same conman that he was before? Does he still long for the criminal days of old? Or has he found himself reformed and on the cusp of a different life than previously imagined? White Collar incorporates the classic plot device of figuratively placing both an angel and devil on the shoulders of Neal Caffrey—in the forms of Peter Burke and Mozzie—as he faces the question of which future to embrace.
At the end of season two, Mozzie was able to pilfer a treasure of lost Nazi art under the pretext that he and Caffrey could escape their present predicament with the financial bounty of one last score.
As the trust that has slowly been building between the FBI agent and convicted conman evaporates in the aftermath, a similar divide develops between Neal Caffrey and Mozzie. Not only does the sharing of a common enemy—as well as a mutual fondness for Elizabeth—unite the central White Collar protagonists, it also offers the opportunity to pin the Nazi art theft on Keller.
Would a newly liberated Neal Caffrey fall back on the ways of his past, or would he embark on a different path of gainful employment, family and friends?
The view out that window, stepping off the elevator Monday morning. I have a life here. It is an ironic statement, suggesting that the freedom which Neal Caffrey craves actually lies in the ankle bracelet that keeps him shackled from liberation.
Despite such limitations, Caffrey has discovered a more fulfilling existence working for the FBI, through his romantic involvement with Sara Ellis and even his friendship with Peter Burke.
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She's the one who encourages Peter to make a move. She's the one who plays translator to sooth conflicts. If she ever gets jealous or insecure, it's only in passing. She doesn't get turned into an evil harpy. Instead, she's flattened, turned into a smiling paper doll, with the inconvenient bits smoothed away.
If you doubt me you really shouldn't, but whateverif you doubt that all fandom considers worthwhile in Elizabeth is what she can do for Peter and Neal but especially Nealrecall how completely they turned on her after "Brass Tacks. The words "character assassination" were used.
White Collar and the Evolution of Neal Caffrey
But Elizabeth wasn't doing anything in "Brass Tacks that she hadn't done before. The writing for Elizabeth in seasons four and five was on another level. She was given more freedom to express a wide range of emotions. She had her own angles and agendas.
What Elizabeth wanted drove the narrative, never to an enormous degree, but much more so than before. And fandom declared her ruined. It was was that point we did get fic in which Elizabeth wickedly split up Peter and Neal. Sometimes she had to tearfully come to her senses, sometimes not. Again, this flew directly in the face of canon Elizabeth was inviting Neal to dog sit two episodes after "Brass Tacks", for fuck's sakebut that was beside the point. And the only way that could ruin her was if fandom never cared about her in the first place.