on seeing the 100 percent perfect girl one beautiful april morning

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  • on seeing the 100 % perfect girl one beautiful April morning
    • author
      • identifies more with western culture than his traditional Japanese culture
        • subway
        • woody allen
      • stories often combine realism with surrealism
        • loneliness
    • setting
      • begins in april
        • potentiality, new things
        • spring time of love
      • changes to winter at end
      • time references, push the story forward
      • seasons
        • seasons of the soul
        • maturity
          • why they don't talk?
    • point of view
      • begins with 1st person narrative
        • find out about him, shallow, lonely lacks self confidence
      • changes to 3rd person omniscient
        • fantasy part
    • characterisation
      • boy - major
        • shallow bases feelings on looks
      • none are named
        • could be anyone's story
    • themes
      • carpe diem
        • seize the day
        • taking chances
      • love, loneliness
      • loss
      • nostalgia
      • missed opportunity
    • structure
      • story within a story
      • fairytale style, beginning middle end
        • modern twist, sad ending
    • language
      • 1st person
      • retrospective

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