Fragmentation  

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"If one accepts fragmentation as a basic feature of postmodernism, one has to conclude that this fragmentation was already a feature of modernism." --Sholem Stein

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In literature, fragmentation is a broad term for literary techniques that break up the text or narrative. Fragmentation is characteristic of postmodernism. Related techniques are collage and nonlinear narrative.

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deconstruction - modernism - postmodernism - metanarrative - nonlinearity - technique



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