Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative
A book which should appeal to both literary theorists and to readers of the novel, this study invites the reader to consider how the plot reflects the patterns of human destiny and seeks to impose a new meaning on life.
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Reading for the Plot
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The Plotting of Great Expectations
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Retrospective Lust or Flauberts Perversities
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Conrads Heart of Darkness
Freud and Narrative Understanding
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Absalom action analysis appears Balzac Balzacian Barthes become beginning Chabert chapter claim coherent Dambreuse death death instinct Derville desire detective deviance discourse dream dynamic Editions du Seuil erotic event fabula Facino Cane fact father fiction figure final Flaubert Fleur-de-Marie force framed tale Frederic Frederic's Freud Gerard Genette Heart of Darkness Henry hermeneutic human instinct interpretation Julien Kurtz's L'Education sentimentale Le Colonel Chabert listening living logic Marlow meaning metaphor metonymy Mme Arnoux Mme de Renal motive Mysteres de Paris narrative plot narratology neurosis never novelistic offers origin past paternity perhaps Pip's Pleasure Principle present Press problem prostitute Quentin question reader reading realization relation repetition represents retrospective Roland Barthes Rosanette Rousseau Russian Formalists Satis House scene sense Shreve significant sjuzet social Stendhal story structure Sue's suggests Sutpen tale telling temporal textual trans understanding Univ voice Wolf word