The Struggle to Survive and Thrive: Assessing the Conigtive Complexities of Trauma and Recovery in Emma Donoghue's "Room"

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Jessica Lynn Griffin Farrow (Creator)
University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA )
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Deborah James

Abstract: Emma Donoghue's novel "Room" follows a five-year-old boy who is being held captive with his mother, and is loosely based on a real life abduction. In this paper the author discusses the novel, the story of the real abduction, and the role of child narrators in literature.

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Language: English
Date: 2018
Emma Donoghue, child abduction, child narrators

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