American Gods: Logic of Fantasy

August 20, 2011 in Oprah, Uncategorized by Webmaster

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American Gods by Neil Gaiman | Books | The Guardian

American Gods by Neil Gaiman What kind of novel is Neil Gaiman’s American Gods? In large branches of Waterstone’s there is a special room, segregated from the rest of contemporary fiction and labelled…


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In American Gods, you know you are in a fantasy novel when the protagonist, Shadow, finds that the stranger sitting next to him on a plane already knows his name and his history. From this meeting onwards, he is part of a plot that cheats probability.

Though American Gods begins with news of a terrible accident, the experienced reader of fantasy narrative will know that, in such a novel, each accident has its deeply planned causes, and the character who finds himself the hero is not the hero by chance.   more




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Myth-OS | Uncategorized – News is a figurative mode of representation conveying meaning other than the literal. Allegory communicates its message by means of symbol figures, actions or symbolic representation.




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