Alain Robbe-Grillet and the Secret Room Essay examples

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Alain Robbe-Grillet and The Secret Room

On page 2032 of the class's anthology, there is a work by Alain Robbe-Grillet entitled "The Secret Room". What interests me about this work is that I thought that this topic or story is deep and hard to get the idea. So, I wanted to know about Alain Robbe-Grillet and wanted to get the idea. In this connection, the question that I want to research is who Alain Robbe-Grillet is and what is this story about. First of all, Robbe-grillet, he was born in Brittany, France, where was the place for scientists and engineers. At first, he was not a writer. He earned the degree in mathematics and natural science. He started working at National Institute of Statistics and published an article on livestock
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This room has so weak light which is not known where is comes from, and also it's hard to determine the dimension is. I think it represents the mystery. Also, the first scene which the man appears is just a silhouette which is also mysterious.
The girl who is killed, she lies down without cloth. The narrator says that she's completely nude. It represents the eroticism. The author said her body is completely nude. It represents the eroticism. The author said her body is rounded but not heavy. And it's no longer useful. He emphasizes that she is dead. And, her body is described beautiful. However, her face is: her eyes are opened largely like staring, and her mouth is also opened like screaming. It means that the incident is so scary. Her body, which is milk white, is rounded but not heavy. She bleeds so much and turns pale. In the beginning of this story, the murderer was near the top of the stairs. He is about to get out of this room. But, in the middle of the story, he is almost bottom of the stairs. Why? I think he was afraid. He looks like impassive. But, the narrator says that he is something tense. In my opinion, he has some emotion to he. I'm not sure but it might be love. And he is afraid of killing her. After this research, I learned that Robbe-Grillet is very good at describing scene. I read some summary of his works, but I want to read some his whole novel.


Stoltzfus, Ben F "Alain

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