By Marta Figlerowicz
Marta Figlerowicz argues that those unusual flat protagonists problem our greater perspectives in regards to the novel as a style. Upending a longstanding culture of valuing characters for his or her complexity, Figlerowicz proposes that novels, and their characters, could be liked for highlighting the boundaries to how a lot realization any specific person's self-expression has a tendency to garner, and what sort of perception a person has to supply her neighborhood. As invites to think about how we'd stumble upon to others, instead of only how others encounter to us, flat protagonists either subvert and supplement the extra traditional method of novels as, at their most sensible, websites of guide in interpersonal empathy.
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