‘The Truth of the Lie’ Chapter 1

Although I’m happy with my previous analysis of this book, I thought it would be interesting to take a close look at chapter one. This chapter is probably my favourite in terms of symbolism and creativity, and I’ve been wanting to share this for a while now. I almost included this in my previous analysis (here) but there is so much information in chapter one, it needs its own page.

Death Theory Propaganda

The three witness statements: Patricia Cameron (Gerry’s sister), Michael Terrence Wright, and Alexander (Sandy) Cameron. The story tells us that from the disappearance to when the McCanns left Portugal, these three individuals are their main support team. However, if they are there to help the McCanns, then why are their witness statements favoured by the death theory propagandists?

Deconstructing the Madeleine McCann Story: part 2

Introduction: This is the second part in this planned series of articles that will deconstruct the Madeleine McCann story. If you haven't read the first part of this series, you can read that here: source The story of Madeleine McCann is constructed like most detective fiction. It begins in act one with a crime scene … Continue reading Deconstructing the Madeleine McCann Story: part 2

Deconstructing the Madeleine McCann Story: Part 1

This is the first in a planned series of articles that will deconstruct the Madeleine McCann story. The study of this story has traditionally been undertaken by those trying to solve the mystery of what happened to Madeleine? I am offering something different, a textual study that will investigate the story of Madeleine McCann as a work of allusion and intertext.