Author Archives: Kevin Liddy

Globalization Early in the Novel

As a novel written in the time of globalization and a time period of mixing cultures as the world begins to become “smaller.” The group’s travels serve as a symbol of European countries that are too branching out to uncharted … Continue reading

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Professor Mengestu’s excerpt

I had the chance to attend “Of Thee, We Write,” an event during the America from the Outside larger event. In this particular event, three writers Naomi Ayala, Dinaw Mengestu, and Abdourahman Waberi read excerpts from their respective works. Of … Continue reading

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Our Final Narrator

The narrator of a novel has a lot to do with how the novel will be shaped. I often find that the narrator’s role may be the most important for a novel. As we enter into our third novel, we … Continue reading

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Outsider on His Way in

Lydgate is a newcomer to Middlemarch, but he quickly becomes an important player within the social group. He is met with many challenges as he starts to develop a role for himself in Middlemarch. His situation is rather unique in … Continue reading

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The effects of a new narrator

Collins has put a new spin on the novel by introducing a new narrator. It becomes clear that he wants the story to be told through different perspective and with different biases. However he has made it clear that although … Continue reading

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