Sökning: "Unreliable narrator"

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  1. 1. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RELIABILITY OF JANE EYRE: The Narrating Self’s Function in the Novel

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Zdravka Katinic; [2019-05-06]
    Nyckelord :Jane Eyre; Charlotte Brontë; narratology; psychoanalytic criticism;

    Sammanfattning : The fact that Charlotte Brontë intended Jane Eyre as an autobiography is easily overlooked. Therefore, one tends to not take into account that the stated author Jane Rochester is technically both the main character and narrator of the story. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Selectiveness of Nick Carraway : The Unreliable Narrator in The Great Gatsby

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Författare :Windy Daniel; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Reliability; narratology; selectiveness; concealment; censorship; memory; drunkenness;

    Sammanfattning : Many scholars have argued back and forth regarding the reliability of the narrator Nick Carraway in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most well-known novel The Great Gatsby. Nick’s attention to detail in his narrative is the element due to which many scholars argue in favour of his reliability. One of these scholars is Wayne C. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Reoression, Defense Mechanisms and the Unreliability of Stevens' Narration in the Remains of the Day

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Lulu Guo; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Repression; defense mechanisms; un reliable narrator; discourse; the un conscious; butler; Kazuo Ishiguro; The Remains of the Day;

    Sammanfattning : This essay argues that repression and defense mechanisms contribute to the unreliability of Stevens’ narrationthrough three aspects: Stevens’ uncertainty of certain memories, his failure to report certain scenescorrectly and his defensive, self-contradictory discourse. There is no single best way to define what is consideredreliable and what is unreliable in narratology because the complexity of fictional characters will renderdifferent kinds of unreliability. LÄS MER

  4. 4. HANDING THE REINS TO THE TRICKSTER: A Narratological Analysis of the Construction of Reliability in Joanne M. Harris’ The Gospel of Loki

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Frida Andreasson; [2016-09-16]
    Nyckelord :Joanne M. Harris; Loki; Narratology; Reliability;

    Sammanfattning : How can a reader believe anything the narrator says when the narrator is aninfamous trickster? The Gospel of Loki (2014) tells the Edda-stories from the Norse TricksterGod Loki’s viewpoint, providing a unique perspective on the Norse myths. For the presentedplot to be valid the narrator has to be trusted to tell the truth; he has to be a reliable narrator. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The unreliability of Dr. Sheppard and Humbert Humbert : A study of the unreliable narrators in Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and Nabokov’s Lolita

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Författare :Göran Häljestam; [2016]
    Nyckelord :English Literature; Unreliable narrator; Lolita; The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; Nabokov; Christie;

    Sammanfattning : The concept of the unreliable narrator has been studied in academic circles for the last fifty years. When an author decides to create unreliable narration, there is a reason for it. LÄS MER