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Answered a Question in The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury uses stream of consciousness, a stylistic technique in which the narration follows the direct psychological experience of a character. The four parts of the novel, each told...
Answered a Question in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
As pointed out already, the key term for reading Portrait of the Artist is stream of consciousness. In stream of consciousness, a narrator follows directly the psychological experience of a...
Answered a Question in Invisible Man
A comparison of the two narrators in these novels may show a sort of mirror image, at once a copy and an opposite. Both narrators are never named. Both begin by describing themselves as bitter...
Answered a Question in Hills Like White Elephants
The time period and the cultural context go well with the physical location of the story. The narrative takes place in a train station, and the characters are in a state of transition. They are...
Answered a Question in William Butler Yeats
Yeats's work moves in two directions, in a way. Much of what he says in his poetry is very Romantic. "The Wild Swans at Coole" represents this well. In the poem, he paints a vivid nature scene and...
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