dalemark and linear thought. - faults escaped

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Fri Jul 25 06:53:12 EDT 2003


Please ignore the following in previous hastily-sent post:

The second 'which' in -

> b) Stories in which a series of straightforwardly chronological events
which
> is neverthless *told* out of order, using flashbacks, flashforwards, etc.
> for reasons of narrative technique (i.e. to increase the reader's
> excitement, tension, surprise, etc.) (e.g. Lord of the Rings)

The whole of -

> Books that have a thesis about a) time (Red Shift), b) memory (shall we
say,
> A la Recherche)And that again is of course different from a book about a
> series of events told in the order of those events.

Which (I hope obviously but I'm sorry to bother you with it) was an
undeleted bit from my first draft!

Charlie

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