Point Counter Point | Critical Essay by Murray Roston

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Point Counter Point.
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Critical Essay by Murray Roston

[One] of the most impressive achievements of Point Counter Point lies within [the] area of experimentation with form and its close integration with the central theme of the novel. By placing within the story a writer who is jotting down notes for an essentially new type of novel the author openly acknowledges this intention, and his well-known Quaker Oats image of a novel about a novelist writing a novel underscores the point…. [The] novel being planned by Philip Quarles is actually the outer novel, Point Counter Point, in which he is a participant. Any innovations, therefore, which he suggests for his own projected book must be taken as applying directly to Huxley's own experiments with form.

The "multiplicity of viewpoint" which Philip decides to adopt for his novel has, of course, long been seen as in some way relevant...

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