Posted: Mar 21, 2014 5:07 pm
by nunnington
Although there is the reverse ability, which is being able to use rather naive English to write novels. The classic example is 'Catcher in the Rye', but it has been done quite a lot, I suppose Huck Finn is also a famous example.

But this is a very sophisticated thing to do. It connects with the so-called unreliable narrator, who cannot be trusted to tell the truth, e.g. 'Lolita', 'Clockwork Orange' and in films, 'Fight Club' and 'Forrest Gump'.

Oh boy, we're a long way from home.