This paper examines Ted Chiang’s novella “Story of Your Life” from the point of view of its treatment of the interconnected themes of language and time, and of its relation to the recent film adaptation "Arrival", directed by Denis Villeneuve. Among the issues discussed is the debt owed by both Chiang’s story and Villeneuve’s film to the writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf and Jorge Luis Borges.

Enacting Chronology: Language and Time in Chiang’s "Story of Your Life" and Villeneuve’s "Arrival"

LUCKING, David Ian Clive
2017

Abstract

This paper examines Ted Chiang’s novella “Story of Your Life” from the point of view of its treatment of the interconnected themes of language and time, and of its relation to the recent film adaptation "Arrival", directed by Denis Villeneuve. Among the issues discussed is the debt owed by both Chiang’s story and Villeneuve’s film to the writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf and Jorge Luis Borges.
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