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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(13); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061301.

A Study of Unreliable Narration in The Remains of the Day


Haoran Sun

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Haoran Sun

School of Foreign Languages, Henan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China


Unreliable narration as a major narrative method plays a significant role in modern narratology. This paper will make a study of unreliable narration with stylistics in Kazuo Ishiguro’s famous work The Remains of the Day, which won the Booker Prize in 1989. From the perspective of language itself, including three aspects, ambiguous words, double negatives, and parentheses.


Unreliable narration; The Remains of the Day; Narratology; Stylistics; Rhetoric

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Haoran Sun. A Study of Unreliable Narration in The Remains of the Day. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 13: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061301.


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