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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

  

by William Shakespeare

Analysis: Narrator Point of View

Who is the narrator, can she or he read minds, and, more importantly, can we trust her or him?

There's no narrator here, folks: just a bunch of actors on stage speaking their lines.

Though all works of literature present the author’s point of view, they don’t all have a narrator or a narrative voice that ties together and presents the story. This particular piece of literature does not have a narrator through whose eyes or voice we learn the story.

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