Who narrates The Shack?

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Who narrates The Shack?

The Narrator:

Depending on the point of view of a story, the narrator can be the main character. This would be an untrustworthy narrator, because he or she would only give the reader their version of the story. When the narrator is not the main character, it can often be the omniscient voice of the writer.

Answer and Explanation:

The Shack is narrated by a close friend of the main character. Named Willie, he tells Mack's story and how he came to meet Papa after the death of his daughter.


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Novels: Definition, Characteristics & Examples

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 19
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We've all seen shelves full of them. We've all read at least one in our lifetimes. But could you give a definition of 'novel'? Keep reading to find out more about the novel's characteristics and encounter some examples of this literary form!


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