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Teaching talk, never let me go

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Teaching talk, never let me go

  1. 1. ENGL 103, Spring 2011, Never Let Me Go<br />INTRODUCTION:<br /> Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go<br />Literary Dystopias<br /> + 5 Terms for Reading Narrative Fiction: A “How To” Guide<br />
  2. 2. Part One<br /> Literary Dystopias<br />
  3. 3. Illustration: Woodcut by Ambrosius Holbein for a 1518 edition of Utopia.<br />Utopia, Thomas More (1516)<br />Greek terms for <br />ou-topos [no place]<br />and eu-topos<br />[good place]<br />
  4. 4. Dystopia<br />Greek terms for “bad-” and “place” or “landscape”<br />
  5. 5. Brave New World, published 1932<br />
  6. 6. Nineteen Eighty-Four, published 1949<br />
  7. 7. The Handmaid’s Tale, published 1985<br />
  8. 8. Scene from The Matrix (Dir. A. and L. Wachowski, 1999)<br />
  9. 9. Questions<br />
  10. 10. Part Two<br /> 5 Terms for<br /> Reading Narrative Fiction:<br /> A “How to Guide”<br />
  11. 11. Chatman, S. Reading Narrative Fiction. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993. 90-7. Print.<br /> 5 TERMS FOR READING NARRATIVE FICTION<br />• Author<br />
  12. 12. Chatman, S. Reading Narrative Fiction. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993. 90-7. Print.<br /> 5 TERMS FOR READING NARRATIVE FICTION<br />• Author<br />• Narrator<br />
  13. 13. Chatman, S. Reading Narrative Fiction. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993. 90-7. Print.<br /> 5 TERMS FOR READING NARRATIVE FICTION<br />• Author<br />• Narrator<br />• Character<br />
  14. 14. Chatman, S. Reading Narrative Fiction. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993. 90-7. Print.<br /> 5 TERMS FOR READING NARRATIVE FICTION<br />• Author<br />• Narrator<br />• Character<br />• Narratee<br />
  15. 15. Chatman, S. Reading Narrative Fiction. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993. 90-7. Print.<br /> 5 TERMS FOR READING NARRATIVE FICTION<br />• Author<br />• Narrator<br />• Character<br />• Narratee<br />• Reader<br />
  16. 16. • Author:<br />
  17. 17. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />
  18. 18. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator:<br />
  19. 19. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />
  20. 20. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character:<br />
  21. 21. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character: an agent that advances the plot through action, dialogue, or thought<br />
  22. 22. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character: an agent that advances the plot through action, dialogue, or thought<br />• Narratee:<br />
  23. 23. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character: an agent that advances the plot through action, dialogue, or thought<br />• Narratee: the recipient of the narrative, the “listener”; usually inside of the story world<br />
  24. 24. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character: an agent that advances the plot through action, dialogue, or thought<br />• Narratee: the recipient of the narrative, the “listener”; usually inside of the story world<br />• Reader:<br />
  25. 25. • Author: always outside of the story world; writer of the narrative<br />• Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Character: an agent that advances the plot through action, dialogue, or thought<br />• Narratee: the recipient of the narrative, the “listener”; usually inside of the story world<br />• Reader: always outside of the story world; receives the narrative<br />
  26. 26. • Narrator: conveys or tells the story; sometimes from inside the story world (internal narrator), sometimes outside of the story world (external narrator) <br />• Narratee: the recipient of the narrative, the “listener”; usually inside of the story world<br />
  27. 27. READING<br /> Narrator and Narratee<br />

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