Julian Barnes' "England, England"
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This paper takes a look at the Julia Barnes' somewhat cynical view of reality as a human construction in her novel "England, England". The paper focuses on the characters' attempts to cope with reality and their desire to look past the constructions in their own and others' lives.
From the Paper:"In "England, England", Julian Barnes theorizes that what people perceive to be reality is merely a construction. He argues that people create this construction for themselves because of a desire to simplify their lives. What people consider to be true memories and actual history are distortions, no more real than stories, except in that people believe these memories and histories to be real."
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Julian Barnes' "England, England" (2001, August 28) Retrieved September 19, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/julian-barnes-england-england-1625/
"Julian Barnes' "England, England"" 28 August 2001. Web. 19 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/julian-barnes-england-england-1625/>