Multi-Angle Interpretation of H.G. Wells’s Binary Structure in “The Door in the Wall”

Qian Wang


H.G. Wells, as a famous writer, has been paid less attention to his idea of binary structure. In the short story “The Door in the Wall”, H. G. Wells portrays two different worlds separate from each other by a wall, and the only channel connecting the two realms is the green door in the white wall. H.G. Wells tells us the protagonist’s attempt to pass through the door to achieve the integration of the world inside and outside the wall, which turn out to be a failure. This article provides a multi-angle interpretation of H.G. Wells’ binary structure of the story: H.G. Wells’ view on interpersonal relationship, his utopian imagination and writing thought.

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