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Taylor Milne's picture

As I was reading NW, I found myself most invested with the character and storyline of Keisha/Natalie. I felt that the discontinuity and split personality of Keisha/Natalie mimicked the structure of the novel NW, which I also saw as a unit that did not have any clear direction, or a real sense of what it was. I would like to take a deeper look into how Keisha/Natalie’s different identities interact, and how although Natalie desperately tries to escape where she is from and her background, Keisha is still always with her. I would also like to see how the structure of her section of the novel is reminiscent of the structure of her life and the novel as a whole, but I think that may be too much to do well and fit into a three-page paper.