dalemark and linear thought.
rohina at shaw.ca
Fri Jul 25 12:35:49 EDT 2003
>e) Stories in which things being told in the 'wrong' order carries an
>implication about the nature of narrative and narration, the relationship of
>the storyteller to the fictional world (can't think of an classic example
>offhand, but I can imagine it...)
Baudolino by Eco almost does this. One of the main themes of the book is
the nature of narrative and narration, and the narrator keeps breaking into
his story (which is told in what we assume is the right order) to remind
the reader of what a liar he is.
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