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Title Den berättande texten : En narratologisk studie av Toni Morrisons Beloved
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University/Publisher Södertörn University
Abstract This essay is a close-reading study of Toni Morrison's novel Beloved. The purpose of this essay is to investigate and describe Gérard Genette's narratological theories and their function in the novel when looking at how the story is told. The questions that are being answered are how flashbacks actually affect the chronological order of events and who the narrator is that’s telling the story. The methods that are being used in the report are a close-reading of Beloved and making a selection of previous research. The selected research will show an overview of some examples of areas and theories that has been used in other essays. In the summary it appears from the result of the analysis that flashbacks functions as explanations of the characters' thoughts or actions in the present and that the narrator most of the time is the character that is in a particular situation.
Subjects/Keywords Toni Morrison; Beloved; Gérard Genette; narratology; flashbacks; narrator; General Literature Studies; Litteraturvetenskap
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Country of Publication se
Record ID oai:DiVA.org:sh-37499
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Date Indexed 2020-01-03

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