Falling Men in the Post-9/11 Novel


Master's Thesis, 2014

58 Pages, Grade: 1,5


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Table of Content

1. Introduction

2. Out of the Blue - Trauma
2.1. “There is no Next” – Melancholia in DeLillo’s Falling Man
2.2. “Wearing Heavy Boots” – Mourning in Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

3. “You Know How it Ends; Everybody Dies” - Beigbeder’s Windows on the World
3.1. Describing the Indescribable
3.2. “Some Seconds are Longer Than Others” - Timeline of a Catastrophe
3.3. The Higher You Build, The Lower You Fall

4. Falling Men – Images of a National Trauma
4.1. Identity in Don DeLillo’s Falling Man
4.2. “The Photosensitive Surface” – Witnessing the Falling Man

5. The Other
5.1. “Us vs. Them” Display of “the Other” in DeLillo’s Falling Man
5.2. Connecting to the Other in a Post-9/11 World
5.3. Playing Poker

6. Conclusion

Deutsche Zusammenfassung

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Title
Falling Men in the Post-9/11 Novel
College
Humboldt-University of Berlin  (Amerikanistik)
Grade
1,5
Author
Year
2014
Pages
58
Catalog Number
V292973
ISBN (eBook)
9783656903246
ISBN (Book)
9783656903253
File size
1756 KB
Language
English
Keywords
falling, post-9/11, novel
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Master of Arts Nathalie Gerlach (Author), 2014, Falling Men in the Post-9/11 Novel, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/292973

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