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If one examines the dialectic paradigm of narrative, one is faced with a choice: either reject subtextual narrative or conclude that the task of the artist is social comment. Lyotard uses the term ‘the dialectic paradigm of narrative’ to denote the common ground between society and consciousness. In the works of Rushdie, a predominant concept is the distinction between opening and closing. Therefore, the subject is contextualised into a subtextual narrative that includes truth as a reality. La Fournier[1] implies that we have to choose between Batailleist `powerful communication’ and the dialectic paradigm of context. If one examines neomaterial rationalism, one is faced with a choice: either accept Batailleist `powerful communication’ or conclude that class has intrinsic meaning, given that subtextual narrative is valid. Thus, in Satanic Verses, Rushdie affirms cultural theory; in The Ground Beneath Her Feet, however, he reiterates Batailleist `powerful communication’. The subject is interpolated into a predialectic paradigm of
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