Kokoro+208 - Key concepts for Kokoro discussion -narrative...

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Key concepts for Kokoro discussion --narrative structure --What is achieved through two juxtaposed first-person narrations? --retrospective narration—narration of a completed past --narrating situation—the fictional conditions for the telling of a narrative --narratee—the fictional addressee of a narrative --story and discourse --story—the “content” plane of narrative, the “what” in a narrative, all of the events in a narrative placed in chronological order --discourse—the “expression” plane in a narrative, the “how” of a narrative, techniques of narrative that are used to convey events --Seymour Chatman, Story and Discourse --filiation and affiliation --filiation—human connections formed through natural or biological reproduction --affiliation—human connections formed exclusively through social and cultural processes
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I always called him “Sensei.” I shall therefore refer to him simply as “Sensei,” and not by his real name. It is not because I consider it more discreet, but it is because I find it more natural that I do so. Whenever the memory of him comes back to me now, I find that I think of him as “Sensei” still. And, with pen in hand, I cannot bring myself to write of him in any other way. p. 1
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I always called him “Sensei.” I shall therefore refer to him simply as “Sensei,” and not by his real name. It is not because I consider it more discreet, but it is because I find it more natural that I do so. Whenever the memory of him comes back to me now, I find that I think of him as “Sensei” still. And, with pen in hand, I cannot bring myself to write of him in any other way. p. 1 “Sensei” is what I always called him. And I will simply write “Sensei” here and not reveal his name. I do this not so much out of any reticence, but because it is more natural for me. Whenever I call forth my
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