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  • 1. Martina Vaičiūnaitė VU KHF 2010
  • 2. 12/8/2010 Lolita
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  • 5. <ul><li>The book is internationally famous for its innovative style and infamous for its controversial subject: the protagonist and unreliable narrator, middle-aged Humbert Humbert, who becomes obsessed and sexually involved with a 12-year-old girl named Dolores Haze. </li></ul>12/8/2010 Lolita
  • 6. <ul><li>The power and beauty of language ( Nabokov believed that all stories should resemble fairy tales and the storyteller should be a kind of enchanter ); </li></ul><ul><li>Humbert diverts the reader from his ugly actions with his pretty words ; </li></ul><ul><li>H is constant wordplay and verbal games force us to concentrate on language rather than on him. </li></ul>12/8/2010 Lolita
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  • 8. <ul><ul><li>Clothing - a way for Humbert to project his fantasies onto Lolita, a way to bribe her, and a way to show his own perverse form of affection . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unique situation : Humbert loves young girls, which is fine when he is young, but becomes complicated (and illegal ) as he gets older. </li></ul>12/8/2010 Lolita
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