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Seminar paper from the 12 months 2009 within the topic English Language and Literature reviews - Literature, grade: 2,0, college of Würzburg, language: English, summary: In Kazuo Ishiguro´s The is still of the Day the 1st individual narrator Stevens, a butler at the verge of retirement, undertakes a trip to fulfill – for what's most likely the final time of their lives – his former coworker and love curiosity pass over Kenton. while, he attempts to return to phrases along with his prior by means of reexamining his stories of his lifestyles at Darlington corridor, the alternatives he made and the values he had. all through his account it turns into more and more noticeable that Stevens´s narration can't be relied on thoroughly. His reviews on, and interpretation of, prior occasions in his existence and his portrayal of himself and others in his story reveal him as an unreliable narrator. even if, his makes an attempt to misinform himself and others are in all likelihood the main attention-grabbing and telltale element of the narrative. in any case, “the use of an unreliable narrator attracts realization to a character´s psychology.” mockingly, the narrator unearths such a lot approximately himself and his lifestyles while he's attempting to vague the truth.

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