Narratives, their gaps and worlds

Zdrojový dokument: Brno studies in English. 2021, roč. 47, č. 2, s. 57-68
  • ISSN
    0524-6881 (print)
    1805-0867 (online)
Type: Článek
Fictional literary narratives display missing information in varying extents and distributions, the extent of which is determined by multiple internal (essential) and external (aesthetic) factors. At the same time, fictional worlds, by definition, contain specific gaps which are inevitable parts of their structure and are also either of an essential or aesthetic nature. The present study tries to find a correlation between two concepts, one focused primarily on narratives and the other on their worlds, critically comparing the methodological equipment and potentials of both approaches. As a result, a typology of possible correlations of both concepts is delivered.
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