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The thousand and one Arabian nights

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The thousand and one Arabian nights Frame tale- narrative levels and voices Methods for reading the series therein - Stories are responses to “people, statements or events mentioned in the frame tale” (Leeuwen 52) - Frame and stories create a dialogue - Tales and didactic - “Shahriyar has excluded himself from a normal relationship with society” - Why nights - Time-halted? - Creates oppositions - Duality of existence - Meeting point for different realms
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