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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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