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The key metaphor of Pierre Mac Orlan's novel “Le Quai des brumes”

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2015, No. 4)

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Page : 17-17

Keywords : novel; autobiographic motives; metaphor; space; social fantastic fiction; interwar literature; Paris; Montmartre;

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The article analyses the eponymous key metaphor of P. Mac Orlan's Novel “Le Quai des brumes” (“Port of Shadows”), discussing its function in the textual space and portrayal of the characters as well as its parallels with the metaphors in other works by the author. As a result, the author comes to a conclusion on the particular features of the atmosphere created in the novel and stylistic devices Mac Orlan uses.

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