Extremely loud and incredibly close pictures in book

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extremely loud and incredibly close pictures in book

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Find out more at shannonmeyerkort. Published April 14th From the first few lines of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close you are dropped, Wonderland style, down a rabbit hole of extremely busy and not always sense-making thoughts. The cover image of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. The Falling Man is referenced throughout the novel.
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Review and Analysis

The book presents several photographs in black and white, colors, blank pages, pages marked up with red pen, overlapping words, pages with only one word or sentence, among other elements. This closeness brings the idea of interaction between reader and narrator.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Book Review

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This was an unusual win on two counts. Although Foer took some photographs himself most were sourced from stock libraries, web sites and The New York Times. Second it is unusual for a novel to contain photographic illustrations at all.

It promises to take you to Ground Zero, but helplessly detours towards the Land of Oz, spending most of its time journeying through the Neverlands in between. It was especially its use of visual devices that critics disapproved of. Blank pages occur when characters are lost for words , and black pages when there is not enough space on the page for everything the characters have to say Business 4, 99 and file cards , are reprinted when characters look at them. In an interview, Foer admitted that it was a conscious decision to include visual material in his novel:. I […] think using images makes sense for this particular book […] because September 11 was the most visually documented event in human history. When we think of those events, we remember certain images — planes going into the buildings, people falling, the towers collapsing.

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  1. Andreas F. says:

    Picturing The Language of Images, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Jonathan Safran Foer's novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close won the Book .

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