Lessons in humiliation in three mystery novels: Martin Amis

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  • leçon - matière potentielle : from past experience
  • revision
  • dissertation
  • exposé - matière potentielle : conclusions about identity
  • expression écrite
Lessons in humiliation in three mystery novels: Martin Amis' Money, The Information and Night Train Elsa Simões Lucas Freitas Universidade Fernando Pessoa ABSTRACT This article aims to analyse the processes of humiliation undergone by John Self, the protagonist of Money (1984), by Richard Tull, the main character of The Information (1995), and by Mike Hoolihan, the woman detective in Night Train (1997). The humiliations suffered by these characters present an evolution in complexity that echoes the author's own evolving concerns as a writer: Self's debasement is primarily a personal one (even though it undoubtedly has a larger resonance), featuring a
  • use of animal imagery
  • processes of humiliation undergone
  • high expertise
  • authorial instance
  • amis
  • literary circles
  • humiliation
  • daily life
  • novel
  • money

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