First Person Narrative in Fiction Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

First Person Narrative in Fiction
Examines the use of first person narrative in the short stories, "My Side of the Matter," by Truman Capote and Raymond Carver's "The Bridle."
# 39502 | 1,150 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 09, 2003 in English (Narrative) , English (Analysis) , Literature (General)

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In Truman Capote's "My Side of the Mater", the narrator is very much present and exhibits considerable and significant bias in his recounting of events. In Raymond Carver's "The Bridle", the narrator is distant from the action, a peripheral character and a largely disinterested observer with little apparent editorial opinion.

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