The Use of Verb Tense Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

The Use of Verb Tense
An analysis of how Hemingway in "Old Man and the Sea" and Solzhenitsyn in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" utliize verb tense as a narrative strategy.
# 127744 | 3,250 words | 20 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Literature (Russian)


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The paper examines how Hemingway in "Old Man and the Sea" and Solzhenitsyn in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" deploy verb tense as a narrative strategy.

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"One of the most common--yet also most subtle--devices that narrative fiction authors use to manipulate the pattern of ideas in a story is the deployment of verb tense. The possibilities are immensely varied. Choice of tense can feed the narrative directly, the convention of using past tense to tell a story is well established. Even so some novels--e.g. "Something Happened" by Joseph Heller, "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe and Benjy's narrative in "The Sound and the Fury' by William Faulkner--make a project of telling the story..."

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