Maries Historie

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1 Litterær artikel Maries historie
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Hvad afgør, om man har fundet sin egen identitet? Kan man skifte identitet ud fra hændelser i sit liv, og vil det påvirke individets identitet resten af livet, eller kan man skifte igen? Det er nok ikke noget så mange almindelige mennesker går og bryder deres hjerner med i en travl hverdag – altså tænker over hvem de er, hvilken identitet de har, og hvordan og hvad der har været afgørende for, at man er er blevet til den person, man er, og hvad der gør, at man lever efter specielle normer og værdier. Måske prøver nogle at flygte fra den identitet, de har skabt, eller nogle ender måske i en kasse, hvor de egentlig ikke rigtigt hører hjemme, men de ved ikke, hvordan de flygter fra det…
Ovenstående tankevækkende spørgsmål kan man bl.a. læse om i Christina Hesselholdts novelle: ”Maries historie,” som blev bragt i ”Ud og SE” i Januar 1994.

Christina Helleholdts novelle ”Maries Historie” handler om en kvinde, der bærer på en stor sorg efter tabet af hendes veninde Marie mange år tilbage. ”Vi var begge fyldt ti et år, Vi var ikke født den samme dag, men det føltes sådan.” (s 1 l 76.)
Novellen er fortalt i første person som en jeg-fortæller med indre synsvinkel ”Jeg var udrustet til at møde et menneske der græd mere end jeg selv.” (s. 1 l. 5) På den måde får man virkelig jeg personens indre tanker og følelser med, som er vigtige for netop denne novelle, der bygger meget på tanker og følelser. Historien er fortalt i datid, men præget af et stort flashback. Dog er der helt i starten en fortællertid i nutid, hvor der står: ”Jeg kalder ham Tårer og muskler…. Jeg ved ikke.” Komposition er altså bygget op af en erindring og flashback.

”Hun var altings begyndelse. Jeg forbandt hver eneste begivenhed i fortiden med hendes navn.” (s. 1 l. 78 ) Marie bliver her beskrevet som en meget god veninde.…...

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