Creating Timelessness with setting – Neil Jordan’s Shade

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Creating Timelessness with setting – Neil Jordan’s Shade.

 

Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. But men have killed for love, endlessly

 

Neil Jordan creates timelessness by weaving mythology into his novel, Shade. In this quote Jordan states the idea that similar murders happen over and over. This isn’t a new story we’re reading; it’s just the same one we’ve already heard. Continue reading