Analysis of Postmodernist Literary Characteristics of Robert Coover’s Babysitter
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The short story Babysitter written by American writer Robert Coover uses nonlinear narrative method, self-negation plot design, fragmented text structure to bring the reader a novel reading experience and has obvious post-modernist literary characteristics. This paper uses postmodernist literary criticism theory to analyze the artistic characteristics of the text and to interpret uncertainty and absurdity reflected in the real world.
Babysitter, Indeterminacy, Self-negation, Fragmentation