Transcript of literary analysis on war by timothy findley reflecting on conflict: the story's point of view is told from a young boy named neil reading the text from this view gives interest to the story because it is from the protagonist's point of view and it can give more direct and detailed emotion. Portrait of timothy findley by alan dayton, 1991 alan dayton, library and archives canada, archival reference number r11811-0-x-e, c151875k-v6 the wars , which won the governor general's award for fiction in 1977, is an example of what influential canadian literature critic and theorist linda hutcheon terms historiographic metafiction. The wars [timothy findley] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers robert ross is a canadian officer caught up in the nightmare world of world war i trench warfare a world of mud and smoke. The wars, written by timothy findley, is a story about world war i, and consists of many shocking images passed over to the reader findley accomplishes to pull the reader into the narrative itself, so that the reader manages to feel an impact upon him/her-self about what is read if it was not for. Literary analysis war by timothy findley reflecting on conflict -the central conflict in the story war by timothy findley is the protagonist, neil, not being directly told about his father's enrollment into the military and preparation for his departure neil, a ten year old boy, feels betrayed.
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