The ending in the novel Hetty Dorval written by Ethel Wilson the ending that is created appears to have little narrative closure to the reader. However, there is the idea that the ending could be symbolic and relate to other aspects of the novel. Upon a first reading the ending is not entirely satisfying, yet once one looks at the minute details that are present in the ending a sense of reflection and realization of
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away, is the German army.
The novel Hetty Dorval does lack narrative closure to the reader, there is always a desire to continue on with the life of a character after you have traveled so far with them in a piece of writing. However, the ending does open up new levels of interpretation for the reader to take into consideration and does create new meaning for the reader to understand, therefore creating an effective ending.