Monthly Archives: June 2011
With a first glance or quick reading of “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote” by Jorge Luis Borges,” it’s easy to confuse it for being a scholarly journal rather than a creative, fictional work. It was written in a way … Continue reading
Guillermo Samperio’s “She Lived in a Story” incorporates the literary style of focalization to create a story of intrigue and depth. Focalization allows readers to gain a specific perspective such as from that of a narrator or character. It allows an author to present his/her … Continue reading
After a first reading of “She Lived in a Story,” I admittedly wasn’t impressed by Samperio’s work. I found it purposely confusing in a pretentious manner; however, after the discussion in class about the significance of the points of views … Continue reading
Point of view allows readers to see through the eyes of a particular character or narrator and is essential to having a deeper understanding of the writing at hand. In Guillermo Samperio’s short-story “She Lived in a Story,” Samperio creates … Continue reading
The power or effects of characters within in a novel are a direct result of the author’s genius and limitless imagination. The author reserves all creative ability to mold his/her characters into an exact model of what he/she needs them to be. … Continue reading
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