The novel's candid conversations and interior monologues
focus on the author's long-standing philosophical and political preoccupations--totalitarianism, Soviet Russia, and the existential beliefs popular during the Cold War.
He uses a very intelligent style of writing called the stream of consciousness, which is about interior monologues
, like the main character is always talking to himself.
morph into diagonal and vertical dialogues; the boundaries between characters, author(s), and reader soften until the novel seems to extend out from the page and mingle with our own inner world of words.
An adjacent room offered her distressing yet humorous video Dial G for Murder, 2008, which recalled Dreamtalk, 2005, the love-triangle tale in which she first showed her penchant for interwoven voice-overs and interior monologues
, and demonstrated her script-writing skills.
Lyrical prose and interior monologues
are usually the first things to go in film adaptations, which would seem to make "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" a tough nut to crack in transferring it from page to TV.
Gallagher never misses with dialog, interior monologues
, and subtle shifts in relationships.
The convolutions of these interior monologues
from both characters scarcely kept me awake, although Mr Bowles is admirable as he discusses life's adversities with the acerbic edge attributed to his character.
Just as the late Renaissance employment of self-addressed speeches to dramatize the issue of "privacy" can be distinguished from the medieval employment of audience-addressed soliloquies to dramatize "communalism," it can also be distinguished from the subsequent dramatization of "interiority" in the form of interior monologues
that began to appear in Western drama only in the late seventeenth century.
From this point on, Bontemps does not return to a communal free direct discourse, but instead intersperses individual interior monologues
with direct narration and direct discourse.
The interior monologues
allow each character to act as commentator on his/her own story and feelings, replacing Chekhov's narrative voice.
While the incorporation of home movies of kids pretending to shoot one another is denotative and redundant, Officer's other stylistic strategies (such as interior monologues
of the mothers and the deceased) are effective and impressive.
His finely modulated interior monologues
chart the evolution of his characters' self-knowledge.