Bookends

A narrative technique that uses a recurrent element at the beginning and the end of the story.

A bookend is a narrative technique that uses a recurrent element at the beginning and the end of the story. For example, a story may begin with a character visiting a park under one set of circumstances, then returning at the end to the same park under a different set of circumstances, having undergone a change that allows him or her to see the park in a new light.

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Bookends
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  • Framing device
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