ABSTRACT

As a result of using the “you-narrator,” the text becomes a verbal experience in which, loyal to the postmodern tradition, a book is written within the book, the writer becomes simultaneously narrator and reader, and the reader acts as producer, thus offering multiple possibilities of reading. Furthermore, by imposing a depth of feeling and insight into the human condition, the second-person point of view generates an overall melancholic atmosphere, in terms of tones, content, and analysis.

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