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What are the contrasts and comparisons between the two short stories, "Lamb to the Slaughter" and...

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What are the contrasts and comparisons between the two short stories, ''Lamb to the Slaughter'' and ''The Signalman''?

Literary Point of View:

Point of view (POV) in fiction refers to a narrator's position in relation to the events told in a story. It's extremely important because it helps an author create mood, suspense, and trust and suspend readers' disbelief. The first person POV is characterized by the use of the word ''I,'' which means that the narrator is directly involved in the story's events. The second person POV is less common and is characterized by the use of the word ''you.'' The third person POV uses the words ''she/he,'' whereby the narrator typically has access to the thoughts and feelings of the characters.

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''Lamb to the Slaughter'' by Roald Dahl and ''The Signalman'' by Charles Dickens are both short stories, intended to create feelings of suspense in...

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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

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Chapter 14 / Lesson 7
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