How to spot a liar in literature

How to spot a liar in literature

St Edmund Hall Research Expo 2015: Teddy Talks

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An introduction to the theory of unreliable narration and outlines two critical approaches: the cognitivist and the rhetorical. Body language experts and polygraph tests can help us to determine when we are being deceived, but how do we know whether the narrator in a literary text is lying to us? This talk provides an introduction to the theory of unreliable narration and outlines two critical approaches: the cognitivist and the rhetorical. Using...Read More
An introduction to the theory of unreliable narration and outlines two critical approaches...Read More