DOI: 10.17265/2159-5526/2020.03.004
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Lucia Kramárová

Abstract: "Stop laughing, I'm dead" explores the implications and potentialities of the mode of address in the novel Suicide by Édouard Levé in the valences of identification and potential overidentification of the subject of the novel with the author or the reader himself. The mode of address in question is the consistent and highly suggestive use of the personal pronoun "you" as a route of invocation of the novel's main character. The essay is conceived as an overlaying dialogue between two polarities of writing-acade…

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