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The article examines the function of epiphanies used in the novels of novelist Patrick White. The author explained that White used epiphany as a partial opening into a world beyond, offering the reassurance of a higher state of awareness in an existence that continues after death. White normally places epiphany near the end of a character's life or effective life. In addition, the author asserts that White's epiphanies are solipsistic, revealing the same hollowness that they attempt to cover.

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    y separately published work icon Aumla no. 105 May 2006 Z1298973 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 109-121
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