Narratology

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  • Style Elements In Lusus Naturae

    In the story Lusus Naturae, it is believed that the most effective style elements utilized by the author are the story’s linear timeline, its somber tone/ mood, and its descriptive imagery in the form of literal/ figurative descriptions. These three style elements used by the author allow the reader to stay invested in the story, leaving them constantly The first effective style element used is the linear timeline in Lusus Naturae. This style element allows the reader to comprehend the changes…

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  • Jig's Abortion In Hills Like White Elephants, By Ernest Hemingway

    The story “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway is about an American man and a girl, Jig. Hemingway described this story like an iceberg, where we can see only some parts of the iceberg which is on the water, but we can’t see the parts of the iceberg which is underwater. This story is mostly composed of dialogue with a few pieces of descriptive detail. The American man and Jig are at a small station-bar. They are waiting for the train which will go to Madrid. The story of their…

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  • The Dreams Of Tipu Sultan Analysis

    To conduct the research, textual evidences are collected to analyze the structure of the play “The Dreams of Tipu Sultan” by Girish Karnad. The research is qualitative in nature. To explore the structure of the play, The Dreams of Tipu Sultan, the researcher draws on the dream reality sequence, memories, diary, and characters within the play and the concept about the structure of two act play by Richard Toscan in his book “play writing seminars”. Richard Toscan was Dean of the School of…

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  • Point Of View In The Yellow Wallpaper And The Story Of An Hour

    The Narrator’s point of view is a very important factor in a story. How a story is perceived is highly influenced by the perspective from which the story is being told. While comparing two stories, the point of view of the narrator is an important point to consider. After analyzing “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Story of an Hour,” by Kate Chopin it’s clear that: the narrator’s point of view is vital to “The Yellow Wallpaper”, but nowhere near as important to “The…

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  • Difference Between Books And Movies

    Books and movies have been debated for years on which one is a better medium. There are multiple facts to support that books are better than movies. In fact, Paul Heavenridge states that “Neuroscientists at Emory University discovered that reading fiction can improve brain function on a variety of levels… They found that becoming engrossed in a novel enhances connectivity in the brain” (“Why Read? Reason” 3). Heavenridge is saying that reading books improves the brain in more ways than one.…

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  • Analysis Of Woman At Point Zero

    The frame novel format of Woman At Point Zero conforms to the typical characteristics for this structure. Frame novels follow a “story within a story” format where the embedded narratives, the more emphasized part of the story, provide context for the main narratives (the introductory outside frame of the story). The first narrative will usually set the scene for the second narrative, which is commonly the more emphasize, important part of the frame set up. Woman at point zero follows this…

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  • The Feast Of Love Charles Baxter Analysis

    The narrative voice is the perspective of a novel, and it is through this voice that the reader receives and becomes connected to the story. This voice can appear in a variety of ways; for example, one common perspective is first person point of view, through which the narrator speaks directly to the reader by using personal pronouns such as ‘I.’ By creating a character that speaks directly to the reader, they become personally tied to what the narrator is telling them. In this way the reader…

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  • Setting In Anton Chekov's The Lady With The Dog

    The setting is the framework in which a story takes place. It includes the time, place, or the social environment and creates an immense effect on the plot and the characters. Setting establishes the mood of events, creating an atmosphere which corresponds to the characters emotions. In Anton Chekov’s “The Lady with the Dog”, the setting plays a major role in establishing the characters and their relationship between each other. The first example of this instance is Anna and Dimitris first time…

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  • Conflict In 'The Destructors'

    Assignment Module Two Question One. Which story from module 2 has the most developed, intricate plot and why? “The Destructors” has the most intricate plot. The reasoning behind this is, According to the pre-reading in chapter 2, this story hits all of the required points needed for an intricate plot. These include; conflict, protagonist, antagonist, suspense, surprise, and an ending (in this case an unhappy one). There are several instances of conflict between T and Blackie over control of…

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  • The Importance Of The Storyteller In Jubilee By Cary Davies

    Cary Davies ' narrative questions the importance of the storyteller in the modern tale. Davies engages the reader in thinking about the narrative we are reading by presenting multiple narratives. Davies uses free indirect discourse, playing on the internal and external thoughts of her characters. The metafictional engagement between the 3rd person narrator and Arthur Pritt, who tells a story within Jubilee, questions the importance of Arthur 's role as a story teller. Metafiction is 'stories…

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