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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Rufus Dawes and Changing Narrative Perspectives in His Natural Life
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McDonald attempts to show how Clarke's narrative technique reconciles naturalistic and melodramatic elements. The use of a shifting narrative perspective enables Rufus Dawes to be seen as degraded while retaining a certain amount of heroism. The interweaving of melodrama with realistic accounts amplifies the effect of the narrative and demands the reader's participation to reveal the nuances hidden in the text.

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