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Unformatted text preview: to constituent events, though Abbotts tone marks them as inferior. His section on this topic immediately brought me to my favorite film, Garden State . I was reminded of the directors use of more insignificant events to deepen the protagonists persona. Looking back at the film, I relish the supplementary events, not the constituent events, for they are more abstractly present, and therefore more interesting. Though Abbott describes narrative as an imaginative human instinct, his form and style are devoid of imagination- clinical at certain points. Form, style and content should complement one another. Therefore, to use such stellar examples and images to teach the reader, but to teach in such a stale manner, is almost hypocritical. Overall, however, from a content standpoint, Abbott has many great points, though he may not articulate them in the most interesting manner....
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course COMP-LIT 121 taught by Professor Danielpope during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09