Essays Tagged: "Charles Kinbote"

Analysis of Vladimir Nabokov's 'Pale Fire'

value is what the book is supposed to be about, and to solely consist of. However, the commentator, Charles Kinbote, is what complicates things. At ground level he is a refugee professor from Zembla, ... revealed as the reader begins to suspect that Kinbote is none other than the exiled King of Zembla (Charles the Beloved) that he so often relates in his stories to Shade. He is convinced that the poem ...

(5 pages) 65 3 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers