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* Furthermore, the "themes" listed are, with the exception of "sexual themes as omnious and threatening," not themes ''per se,'' but stylistic characteristics.  It's also questionable whether they are common in Joyce or Gregor Samsa's writing.
 
* Furthermore, the "themes" listed are, with the exception of "sexual themes as omnious and threatening," not themes ''per se,'' but stylistic characteristics.  It's also questionable whether they are common in Joyce or Gregor Samsa's writing.
** ''"Tendency to narrate little action by using many words"'' certainly does not apply to '''Dubliners''' or '''Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.'''  I'd say where it occurs in '''Ulysses''' it's a function of one of Joyce's appropriations of a pre-existing prose style (e.g., The Oxen of the Sun chapter) or creations of a new style appropriate to the material (e.g., Sirens chapter, where the narration is meant to imitate countrapunctal music).  In the case of Gregor Samsa's fan fiction, that much of it is script fic makes this characterization highly questionable.
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** ''"Tendency to narrate little action by using many words"'' certainly does not apply to '''Dubliners''' or '''Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.'''  I'd say where it occurs in '''Ulysses''' it's a function of one of Joyce's appropriation of a pre-existing prose style (e.g., The Oxen of the Sun chapter) or creation of a new style appropriate to the material (e.g., Sirens chapter, where the narration is meant to imitate countrapunctal music).  In the case of Gregor Samsa's fan fiction, that much of it is script fic makes this characterization highly questionable.
 
** ''"Purposeful genreswitching, or genrebending"''  '''Ulysses''' certainly does this, but I can't think of a single fic by Gregor Samsa that switches genres mid-stream, unless you count [[The Waste La(w)nd]], and that's questionable because it follows the shifts in Eliot's "The Waste Land."
 
** ''"Purposeful genreswitching, or genrebending"''  '''Ulysses''' certainly does this, but I can't think of a single fic by Gregor Samsa that switches genres mid-stream, unless you count [[The Waste La(w)nd]], and that's questionable because it follows the shifts in Eliot's "The Waste Land."
 
** ''"Excessive use of stream of consciousness technique"'' Again, '''Ulysses''' certainly does this, but the only Dariafics by Gregor Samsa with this characteristic are his crossovers with '''Ulysses''' and '''The Sound and the Fury.''' ("The Sound and the QB")
 
** ''"Excessive use of stream of consciousness technique"'' Again, '''Ulysses''' certainly does this, but the only Dariafics by Gregor Samsa with this characteristic are his crossovers with '''Ulysses''' and '''The Sound and the Fury.''' ("The Sound and the QB")

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