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On the surface they appear to be enviable for their privileged existences, but not far beneath they are seen to be as damaged and unoriginal as the 40-year-old house that aspires to be thought of as embodying centuries of tradition but is riddled with faults. We are told how it was acquired by the grandfather who made his money in locks and was intended to be a demonstration of his wealth. This money has also allowed the Tallises to be raised into the upper ranks of the class system, but the news that this is a privilege only recently bought means that the readers are invited to mock their position in the hierarchy that they embrace so readily.
His point of view of the time when he was arrested is also given and how Cecilia had said, ‘I’ll wait for you. Come back’ (p. 265). This memory of her words haunts this passage and they re-appear in Part Three when she tells Robbie to ‘come back’ as he argues with Briony (p. 343). The words signify the bond between them and emphasize her faith in him despite his arrest. They also epitomize their romantic love for each other as formulated by Briony. Part Three This section is dominated by descriptions of Briony’s training to be a nurse and continues in the third person.
The moral dilemma of ﬁctionalizing the truth As a historical novel that uses the Second World War as a context, Atonement has a relationship with the past that, simply put, means it ﬁctionalizes events that have occurred. His use of research in the Imperial War Museum, of the stories his father told him and Lucilla Andrews’ account have been referred to by him as narratives that enabled him to come as close as he could to retrieving the past. His response to the charge of plagiarism, which is one most writers would dread, came in the form of an explanation of how he was partly inspired by his father’s stories of his time spent in the war, which included being in the Dunkirk retreat.
Ian McEwan's Atonement by Julie Ellam