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Do Words Stop Time?

The narrator of Middlemarch, at first, seems to be a third-person objective narrator. However, as the story progresses, the narrator begins to refer to herself (possibly himself, but for simplicity’s sake I will refer to the narrator as a female) … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe and Myth-Making

For a work proclaiming, on its title page, to be “A Romance,” Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone finds itself undeniably fascinated by Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, which, for critic Ian Watt, is decidedly a novel (as he argues in The Rise … Continue reading

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