Un-Belonging and Death Vanished by Storytelling: Ishiguro's Kathy H. As a Dystopian Scheherazade

Manuel Botero Camacho, Miguel Rodríguez Pérez
2018 Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (RCEI)  
Throughout this article the figure of Kathy H., protagonist of Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go, is going to be presented as a replication of Scheherazade, adapting the trope of the storyteller to her dystopian and postcolonial context in a narration that explores the diverse roles of narratives in our lives. They serve to create a sense of individual and communal identity; constructing and shaping our past, our dreams and hopes; enabling us to recover all that we have lost and, especially, to
more » ... nd, especially, to communicate our experiences and survive in the memories of others.
doi:10.25145/j.recaesin.2018.76.17 fatcat:biqminlybjhxrds55tje64chjy