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Apocalypse and David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas

Kermode’s ‘apocalyptic types’:- -Empire -Decadence and renovation -Progress and catastrophe Cloud Atlas –Empire – Ewing’s colonial themed nineteenth-century narrative. –Decadence – Frobisher’s richly indulgent narrative (pre WW-II). –Renovation – Lusia Rey’s period of industrial growth/change in 1970s America. –Progress – … Continue reading

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‘Down the Rabbit-Hole’: Part Two

Part Two: Arriving Both Alice’s and Lucy’s dream/story cannot be contained within one single texts, but spreads, for Alice, across two texts, and, for Lucy, to the other stories in The Chronicles of Narnia. Similarly, the text within these stories … Continue reading

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