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date: 18 January 2021

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This article analyses literary characters. It considers the role of character and characterization in human fictional constructions and examines what makes possible both postmodernist theories about literature and postmodernist literature. It analyzes Aristotle' view on character and highlights the differences between ancient and modern mimesis. It also explores the possibility of literature without characters or without characterization.

Keywords: literary characters, fictional constructions, postmodernist theories, postmodernist literature, Aristotle, mimesis

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