'Big Fish' Analysis
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It was adapted into a film, Big Fish , in by Tim Burton. A young man William Bloom , at the deathbed of his father Edward Bloom , tries to reconcile his memories of his dad with the person he really is. Whereas he always saw his father as an irresponsible liar, he comes to understand his dad's exaggerations and their roots in reality. The book is written in a chronological although they may not appear so at first series of tall tales. Despite the novel's first-person narration, there is no present tense part of the book. The various stories are Will's retelling of tales that Edward has told about his life.
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William Bloom's father, Edward, is dying. In his prime he was an extraordinary man: animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him; he was an inspired salesman - a visionary, in fact; and he knew more jokes than any man alive. Or at least, that's what he's told his son. But Edward wasn't really around that much and now, watching his father die, William grows increasingly desperate to know him before it's all too late. In a wonderful sleight of hand, William re-creates his elusive father's life in a series of legends and myths inspired by the few facts he knows. Through these tales, William begins to understand Edward Bloom's great feats - and his great failings - managing to reckon with the father he's about to lose. And find a way to say goodbye.