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real_world:doug_dorst [2014/04/22 11:26]
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   * Preceding the release, there was an internet rumor that J.J. Abrams had created Doug Dorst as a fictional author in the same vein that Straka was created. ​ Dorst confirms to Dunham that he is, in fact, real.   * Preceding the release, there was an internet rumor that J.J. Abrams had created Doug Dorst as a fictional author in the same vein that Straka was created. ​ Dorst confirms to Dunham that he is, in fact, real.
   * Even when Dunham pries at the commentary on the role identity plays in authorship, Dorst says that he enjoyed that, but goes on to burst into a discussion the love story between Jen & Eric and how it demonstrates two people finding identity, as a couple, in the pages of a book.  As his commentary further reveals, Dorst really wanted S. to be a love story. ​   * Even when Dunham pries at the commentary on the role identity plays in authorship, Dorst says that he enjoyed that, but goes on to burst into a discussion the love story between Jen & Eric and how it demonstrates two people finding identity, as a couple, in the pages of a book.  As his commentary further reveals, Dorst really wanted S. to be a love story. ​
-  * Dorst admits to modeling [[eric|Eric]] after himself. +  * Dorst admits to modeling [[s/eric|Eric]] after himself. 
-  * Dorst then built [[jen|Jen]] off of Eric, building her to compliment Eric's bitter grad student mentality and obsession with literature through her different perspective on literary enthusiasm and life in general. ​ He effectively constructed Jen to best facilitate chemistry between Eric and her.+  * Dorst then built [[s/jen|Jen]] off of Eric, building her to compliment Eric's bitter grad student mentality and obsession with literature through her different perspective on literary enthusiasm and life in general. ​ He effectively constructed Jen to best facilitate chemistry between Eric and her.
   * Abrams frames Jen as a point of entry for the reader, as she, not having studied Straka for years, is meant to asks the same questions the reader might have.   * Abrams frames Jen as a point of entry for the reader, as she, not having studied Straka for years, is meant to asks the same questions the reader might have.
   * **Dorst says outright that Jen is a lot smarter than Eric is, despite the fact that Eric doesn'​t realize this.** ​   * **Dorst says outright that Jen is a lot smarter than Eric is, despite the fact that Eric doesn'​t realize this.** ​
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