Maiie: A Short Story Of Maisie By T. James

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The readers really get a clear sense of what Maisie is feeling and how she is isolated. This feeling is captured through James’ use of third person limited narration of Maisie and gives readers a better insight on her interior experience.
James’ is ahead of his time in writing about two issues: the divorce and its aftermath and its effects on children. He successfully demonstrates these issues which were not yet present in the late 19th century, which in turn made his novel controversial when published. Exploring the subjective, psychological complexities of Maisie became a recurring theme in James’s work. James’ story is driven by its subjects which he portrays as vessels of consciousness. James makes it very clear that Maisie’s innocence

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