Essays Tagged: "Metafiction"

Stereotypes that exist in the world and how/where they can be found.

ccess of the story. After the conclusion of my story, I journeyed back and developed the story as a metafictional story. By doing this I was able to 'tease' the reader about any stereotypes that they ... of stereotyping open. It was important for me to distinguish Sam as the 'perceived male'. By using metafiction, I attempted to use the literary convention of Author-reader relationship. In reading my ...

(6 pages) 100 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays


cinema, one much less used and even less watched by the typical casual movie-goer. Adaptation is a metafictional film, and this can be seen in several ways.A piece of literature, by definition, is me ... , is metafiction if it is self-conscious of its status as an artifact, hence an object of scrutiny. Metafiction blurs the line between reality and fiction. Unlike the conventional film, which makes us ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Parallels Between Metafictions

Parallels between Metafictions Merriam-Webster?s Collegiate Dictionary defines the word metafiction as a ?fiction whic ... n which refers to or takes as its subject fictional writing and its conventions.? In other words, a metafiction is a fictional story that tells another fictional story. Authors often use these types o ... od?s ?Happy Endings? and Grace Paley?s ?A Conversation with My Father.? Parallels between these two metafictions are shown by Atwood and Paley through similar situations within the stories, a common t ...

(5 pages) 2543 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of “The Things They Carried”

atic language to place the reader at the heart of the narrator?s taxing moral dilemma. This work of metafiction introduces the reader to the young Tim O?Brien, who having just received his draft notic ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The things they carried

rts, and of the physical baggage they carried along the way.Thorn 3Work CitedFriedlander, Michele. "Metafiction and O'Briens The Things They Carried." 1 Jan. 2000. Web. 1 Oct. 2014.Kenne ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays