Structural Analysis of Narrative
Author(s): Tzvetan Todorov and Arnold Weinstein
Source: NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Autumn, 1969), pp. 70-76
Published by: Duke University Press
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StructuralAnalysis of Narrative
The theme I propose to deal with is so vast that the few pages which follow will
inevitably take the form of a resume. My title, moreover, contains the word
"structural," a word more misleading than enlightening today. To avoid misunderstandings as much as possible, I shall proceed in the following fashion.
First, I shall give an abstract description of what I conceive...