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First-person narrative

A first-person narrative is a story from the first-person perspective: the viewpoint of a character writing or speaking directly about themselves. [1]

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A Rose for Emily

"A Rose for Emily" is a short story by American author William Faulkner first published in the April 30, 1930 issue of The Forum.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize–winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

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Émile Benveniste

Émile Benveniste (27 May 1902 – 3 October 1976) was a French structural linguist and semiotician.

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Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel, Dracula.

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Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen is a biographical novel written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, published in 1948, It tells the story of time and motion study and efficiency experts Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and their twelve children.

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Detective fiction

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional or amateur—investigates a crime, often murder.

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Dr. Watson

John H. Watson, known as Dr.

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Dracula

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.

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Emily Brontë

Emily Jane Brontë (commonly; 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature.

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Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Ernestine Moller Gilbreth, Mrs.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age.

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False document

A false document is a technique employed to create verisimilitude in a work of fiction.

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Frame story

A frame story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story, whereby an introductory or main narrative is presented, at least in part, for the purpose of setting the stage either for a more emphasized second narrative or for a set of shorter stories.

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Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr. (July 7, 1868 – June 14, 1924) was an early advocate of scientific management and a pioneer of motion study, and is perhaps best known as the father and central figure of Cheaper by the Dozen.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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Frederik Pohl

Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years—from his first published work, the 1937 poem "Elegy to a Dead Satellite: Luna", to the 2011 novel All the Lives He Led and articles and essays published in 2012.

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (a; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher.

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Gene Wolfe

Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH (2 Oct 1904 – 3 April 1991) was an English novelist and author regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Grammatical person

Grammatical person, in linguistics, is the grammatical distinction between deictic references to participant(s) in an event; typically the distinction is between the speaker, the addressee, and others.

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow.

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Henry James

Henry James, OM (–) was an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain.

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In a Grove

is a short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, first appearing in the January 1922 edition of the Japanese literature monthly Shinchō.

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In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time (À la recherche du temps perdu)—also translated as Remembrance of Things Past—is a novel in seven volumes by Marcel Proust (1871–1922).

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Jean Rousset

Jean Rousset (Geneva, 20 February 1910 – Geneva, 15 September 2002) was a Swiss literary critic who worked on French literature, and in particular on Baroque literature of the late Renaissance and early seventeenth century.

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Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Kent Eugenides (born March 8, 1960) is an American novelist and short story writer.

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José Corti

José Corti is a book shop and publishing house located in Paris, France, and was founded in 1925.

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

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Joshua Ferris

Joshua Ferris (born 1974) is an American author best known for his debut 2007 novel Then We Came to the End.

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Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler (born February 7, 1950) is an American author of science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction.

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Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro OBE, FRSA, FRSL (カズオ・イシグロ or 石黒一雄; born 8 November 1954) is a British novelist, screenwriter and short story writer.

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Ken Kesey

Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American novelist, essayist, and countercultural figure.

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Man Plus

Man Plus is a 1976 science fiction novel by American writer Frederik Pohl.

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Marcel Proust

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.

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Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel ''Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus'' (1818).

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Monologue

In theatre, a monologue (from Greek μονόλογος from μόνος mónos, "alone, solitary" and λόγος lógos, "speech") is presented by a single character, most often to express their mental thoughts aloud, though sometimes also to directly address another character or the audience.

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Narration

Narration is the use of—or the particularly chosen methodology or process (also called the narrative mode) of using—a written or spoken commentary to convey a story to an audience.

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Narrative

A narrative or story is any report of connected events, actual or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images.

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Notes from Underground

Notes from Underground (Записки из подполья, Zapiski iz podpol'ya), also translated as Notes from the Underground or Letters from the Underworld, is an 1864 novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (film)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 American drama film directed by Miloš Forman, based on the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey, and starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will Sampson.

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Princeton University Press

The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.

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Rashomon

is a 1950 Japanese period drama film directed by Akira Kurosawa, working in close collaboration with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa.

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Romanticism

Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

was a Japanese writer active in the Taishō period in Japan.

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Second-person narrative

The second-person narrative is a narrative mode in which the protagonist or another main character is referred to by second-person personal pronouns and other kinds of addressing forms, for example the English second-person pronoun "you." Example: You are not the kind of guy who would be at a place like this at this time of the morning.

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Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character created by British author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Spotted Horses

"Spotted Horses" is a novella written by William Faulkner and originally published in Scribner's magazine in 1931.

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Stream of consciousness (narrative mode)

In literary criticism, stream of consciousness, also known as interior monologue, is a narrative mode or device that depicts the multitudinous thoughts and feelings which pass through the mind.

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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR).

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The Book of the New Sun

The Book of the New Sun (1980 – 1983) is a series of four science fantasy novels or one four-volume novel by the American author Gene Wolfe.

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The Fall (Camus novel)

The Fall (La Chute) is a philosophical novel written by Albert Camus.

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.

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The Jane Austen Book Club

The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2004 novel by American author Karen Joy Fowler.

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The Quiet American

The Quiet American is an anti-war novel by English author Graham Greene, first published in the United Kingdom during 1955 and in the United States during 1956.

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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day (1989) is Kazuo Ishiguro's third published novel.

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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner.

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The Virgin Suicides

The Virgin Suicides is the 1993 debut novel by American writer Jeffrey Eugenides.

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Then We Came to the End

Then We Came to the End is the first novel by Joshua Ferris.

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Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon (born Edward Hamilton Waldo; February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American science fiction and horror writer and critic.

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Unreliable narrator

An unreliable narrator is a narrator, whether in literature, film, or theatre, whose credibility has been seriously compromised.

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Video production

Video production is the process of creating video by capturing moving images (videography), and creating combinations and reductions of parts of this video in live production and post-production (video editing).

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William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi.

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First-person_narrative

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