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dc.contributor.author Wołk, Marcin
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-08T12:28:04Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-08T12:28:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Ruch Literacki vol. 2 (323), 2014, s. 141 - 151
dc.identifier.issn 0035-9602
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/5232
dc.description.abstract The paper analyses the links between the literary grotesque and first-person narration. Except drama, it is the first-person fiction that affords most room for the grotesque. There are several reasons for such a close alliance between the two. The grotesque thrives on stylistic contrasts, parody, and other effects of this kind, which correspond with first-person narration's tendency to represent pragmatically engaged speech produced by a specific subject in a particular communicative situation. The grotesque as a rule needs a personalized point of view as a focus of observations and evaluations of its strangely distorted reality. In the first-person fiction this point of view is located in the consciousness of the narrating character. If the individualized narrator him/herself is invested with some highly odd characteristics, the grotesque reality around him/her can be understood as a projection of his/her peculiar, offbeat mindset or mental condition. Quite often he/she is the victim of some kind of exclusion (s/he may be, for example, a person suffering from an illness, an invalid, a madman, or a misanthrope) and his/her speech abounds in self-parodying linguistic clichés, stereotypes and ideological mantras. Moreover, grotesque third-person narratives tend to assimilate the style of first-person grotesque. The way of speaking of the their narrators or other characters often is highly personalized, taking the form of extended monologues or dialogues (in the latter case the linguistic contrast between the partners of the communicative exchange is usually matched by a character contrast, which can by typified by the juxtaposition of Don Quixote and Sancho Pansa). That being said, it is the first-person narrative that allows the literary grotesque to display all its techniques and appear at its best.
dc.language.iso pol
dc.rights Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/pl/
dc.subject groteska
dc.subject narracja pierwszoosobowa
dc.subject the grotesque
dc.subject first-person narration
dc.subject first-person narrative
dc.title Groteska i pierwsza osoba
dc.title.alternative The grotesque and first-person narration
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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