- Words: 1425
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 42184945
Calvino's Invisible Cities is a different take on the novel. It disposes of the traditional chronological narrative and organizes the story according to themes such as cities and memory, cities and desire, cities and names, etc.… The novel's thematic organization allows Calvino to de-emphasize the traditional characteristics of cities, such as their material structure and their uniqueness from other cities.
Calvino uses this thematic narrative to emphasize what is common to