ENGL 2706Y Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Metafiction, Peter De Vries, Amanda Craig

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Avoiding what you don"t want to deal with. A fan fiction about comforting one who is hurt. Mary sue (consoler) or sympathetic sue (consolee) Teen romance begins with girl at the beginning of puberty. The experience of an emotion and how it manifests (unstructured) Study of the ways in which people display their feelings (facial ticks, movement, behaviour) and the expressions of that feeling (certain phrases actions, and emotional tropes) Different levels of emotion affect is a general sense of big emotions. Sentiment cheap, fake, obsessive, performed, artificial quality (like a hallmark card) Sexual awakening (bucket list) one of the main features of the novel. Didacticism of problem novel how to cope with dying, trying to teach. Sick people as: objects of inspiration, pity, tragedy, and innocence, narcissistic or duplicitous figures in need of medical and parental surveillance , vehicles for others" emotional growth and sentimental education (73) Susan sontag: dehumanization, stigmatization of the ill.

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