CARPATHIAN CONSIDERATIONS, OR ON THE TRAVELS OF ANDRZEJ STASIUK'S PROTAGONIST IN 'DUKLA' AND 'LOGBOOK'
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The article is an attempt to interpret Andrzej Stasiuk's 'Dukla' and 'Logbook', an attempt to grasp and to subjugate the loose notes taken out of the memory. The books in question are joined by the protagonist-narrator, who proves to inhabit the same place, spends his childhood in Warsaw, sees the world in the same way and is a keen on traveling. The article presents the characteristics of the protagonist, his labyrinthine travel in time and space, during which he tries to reach the successive centers and to find answers to questions on the condition of a man and the world that he poses to himself. It also pictures the world of the protagonist and discusses his struggles to describe and arrange the labyrinthine reality. The author also gives a characteristics of this 'labyrinthine' composition and a vivid description (painting with words) used by Stasiuk. The construction of this article is considered to be the first level of the an in-depth analysis the authoress is conducting.
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