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The Brick Taken out in Six Characters in search of an Author

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of English Language and Literature, Islamic Azad University, Ilam Branch, Ilam, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (4), Pages 78-83, April,2 (2014)


Deconstruction is no unified body of principles or methods applied neatly to text, rather a number of slightly different points of view and modes of practice take shelter under the paradoxical title 'deconstruction. So it sometimes even seems more appropriate to use it in the plural form 'deconstructions', nevertheless Bressler suggests a convenient step – by – step procedure in a deconstructive reading: discover the binary operations that govern a text, comment on the values , concepts and ideas behind these operations, reverse these present binary operations, dismantle previously held world views, accept the possibility of various levels of a text based on the new binary inversions, and allow the meaning of the text to be undecidable. Bressler’s, although nothing more than a convenient method haunted by oversimplification proves to be useful when reading a text. We will use it in this paper to help us trace the course of the text to find the loose brick in Millerian terms which ruins the whole building if it is taken out.


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