Tag: Reading for Perspective
After the End of Point-of-View
A round-up of some comments by Rachel Cusk and Jonathan Gibbs on problems with perspective in contemporary fiction.
Rachel Cusk on creating a narratorial perspective that has “no prior knowledge.”
Sympathy and Its Limits
Notes on a seeming change in perspective and/or narratorial voice in Raymond Carver’s short story ‘So Much Water So Close to Home.’
Thinking About Thinking About Thinking
A consideration of the use of free indirect discourse in Marilynne Robinson’s Lila.
Writing Seeing: Open City (2)
Part six of a six-part series on “writing seeing” in three novels by Edward P. Jones, Cormac McCarthy, and Teju Cole.
Writing Seeing: Open City (1)
Part five of a six-part series on “writing seeing” in three novels by Edward P. Jones, Cormac McCarthy, and Teju Cole.
On Narrative Voice (3): Not Alone or Adrift
Notes on the narratorial perspective of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea.
On Narrative Voice (1): The Wounded God
Notes on the narratorial perspective of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.