Narrator and point of view

“Long Walk to Forever” by Kurt Vonnegut is a third-person narration, with an storyteller who combines the points of view of the two characters.

The narrator’s presence is felt when the setting is described and when he adds information about the way the characters speak and react:

“She gave it to him. "I'm getting married, Newt," she said.
"I know," he said. "Let's go for a walk."” 

Though the point of view is combined, the narrator mainly focuses on the woman’s point of view, her thoughts and her attitude: “Catharine was angry and rattled, close to tears. "Newt," she said, "this is absolutely crazy."” And: “Catharine let him sleep for an hour, and while he slept she adored him with all her heart.” 

The focus on the female’s point of view is used...

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