Structure

How is the novel organized?

Chronological organization:  exposition at the beginning, progression towards climax and denouement.

In media res:  action is going on at the beginning of the novel; we are given flashbacks to what  happened in the past.

Unchronological:  novel is presented to us in pieces like parts in a puzzle, and the reader has to put it together to get a sense of chronology.

Chapters and units, if any:

To what do chapters and units correspond (historical periods, division between characters, different settings, etc.)?

Does length of divisions (i.e. chapters or units) have any particular significance?

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