What is the meaning of a deluded life?

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« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2014, 09:32:53 am »
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« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2014, 07:41:29 pm »
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Sharmat, you appear to think I am contradicting you.  Not the case.

However, the argument that tSA is related by an unreliable narrator is flawed. The mode is from the semi-omniscent non-participant and is not conducive to such a technique. The only place where credibility is truly compromised is in the epigrams and glossary.

Kellhus is not the narrator. His PoV is part of THE narrative and is as reliable as Cnaiur's (who is even more obviously insane) or any other character. It is clear that the events and actions depicted happening to and around Kellhus do actually happen, but Kellhus' avowed assumptions and conclusions may indeed be faulty.

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The narrative supports all of these possibilities, I'm only pointing out that your conclusion is one possibility of many and the way that his subjective reality is actually presented.
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« Reply #17 on: September 05, 2014, 12:33:21 am »
The mode is from the semi-omniscent non-participant and is not conducive to such a technique. The only place where credibility is truly compromised is in the epigrams and glossary.
That actually seems to vary depending on the chapter.