Premium Content Lolita as a Psychological Case Study
By Kathryn Wilkes - February 09, 2010
Nabokov's Lolita is a unique book in that its narrator, under the 'pseudonym' of Humbert Humbert, often breaks the fourth wall to retroactively embellish his story. "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury," he addresses the reader on multiple occasions, the way he would if he were standing trial. Nabokov does this in order to play with the reader's sense…
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