International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Models and Desire
Kim, In-hwan

Moments of reality are infinite, but the ability of human beings to recognize and describe it is finite. The problem with reality is that as an object it cannot be strictly limited. Therefore, the attempt to depict reality is always accompanied by a certain contradiction. The way of settling this contradiction is for writer to design the typical model of a fictional world. It has a particular universality or a universal individuality. Human desire is not only individual but also universal. There is an unconscious motive power under the conscious discourse. It is for this reason that free indirect discourse is of exemplary value in the fiction. This discourse explains all the voices within a single voice of fiction.

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