On Unreliable Narrators

Idea to explore: Narrative = manifestation of protagonist psyche, regardless of first, second, or third person.

Thesis

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of writing students attempt something narratively that it has never occurred to me to attempt: going to the page and making a calculated effort to take a set of events in a character’s life and depict them in a way that distorts their reality, in hopes of triggering a realization in the reader that the character is not on their rocker. Read more “On Unreliable Narrators”