Are all the texts listed above in media res? (meaning, starting from the middle of the plot rather than at the start)
Or would you say Rime and Gatsby are written in hindsight....? I'd argue that Enduring Love is defo written in media res...although he states the beginning was simple to mark, he does start with the balloon incidence and then rewind back to him and Clarissa.
If anyone has any sort of knowledge for any of the txts, please help and express your views x x
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- Thread Starter
- 17-01-2010 13:44
- 17-01-2010 14:04
I would say Gatsby is more written in hindsight - Nick recounts the three month period over the summer of 1922 (I think it's 1922 :s) to us from beginning to end. Plus, he is writing it two years later "to distance himself" from the events.
- 17-01-2010 14:09
I agree with ankec
- 17-01-2010 16:22
Part of my reply here http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1153957 may also help, in the section headed 'form'