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From: Dan Schmidt <dfan@harmonixmusic.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) [big spoiler] Narrative technique in _Return_, and trilogity
Date: 08 Feb 2001 12:21:36 

Adam Stephanides <adamsteph@earthlink.net> writes:

| on 2/8/01 6:35 AM, Dan Rabin at wolfe-lists@danrabin.com wrote:
| > In _Return_, we pretty much get a chapter-by-chapter alternation
| > between the homeward-bound story and the _Whorl_ story, told in
| > very different styles.  Homecoming-protagonist pretty much
| > continues his persona from _Green's_, but as Whorl-narrator he
| > adopts a very mannered avoidance of identification with the
| > Whorl-protagonist: he never names that person (always referred to
| > via third-person pronouns or as "the man who...").
| Not quite.  The third-person sections are not written by the
| Homecoming-protagonist, but by the editors of BoTSS, Hoof, Hide and their
| wives, as stated in the Afterword.

I thought the Afterword said that they only wrote the last couple of
Whorl chapters (after Horn stopped writing).


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