語られなかった状況を読むことの可能性 : 物語テクストにおける登場人物の「不在」に着目して [in Japanese] Possibility of reading a situation that is not narrated, focusing on the "absence" of characters in the story text [in Japanese]
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In this text, there is a scene of "absence" in which a certain character does not appear in the story world. The purpose of this text is to examine the possibility of transforming reading by making assumptions about the character's situation in this scene of absence, which is not described by the narrator. To assume the absence situation, it is effective to pay attention to the narrator's description about the character and to ask why the narrator begins to narrate in this way or what caused the narrated situation. Readers may put the characters' histories into the context of the absence situation and possibly transform the portrait of those characters that they've made up. Moreover, by filling these contexts, the reader can put their own interpretation to make the description relative, and comes to be able to criticize the narrator.
kokugokakyouiku 70(0), 28-35, 2011
Japanese Teaching Society of Japan