narrative strategy

The Rhythm and the Free Indirect Speech in Remizov’s Novel Pond

The article discusses the interaction of rhythm and narrative strategy. Free indirect speech is a complex phenomenon, sometimes devoid of bright markers of the transition to the character’s inner mental space. Metric changes, change of breath expressed in the rhythm, are considered as one of the ways of ‘switching’ from the author’s speech to the character’s internal speech.

Polyphony or Dialogue? Narrative Strategies in A. I. Solzhenitsyn’s Novel Cancer Ward

The article offers the analysis of narrative strategies in the novel Cancer Ward as a significant component of the author’s creative method, which was being formed in 1950-1960s. The idea of A. I. Solzhenitsyn’s prose being polyphonic is considered controversial.