Forgot your password?  

Murder in the Dark Characters & Character Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Murder in the Dark.
This section contains 93 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Murder in the Dark Short Guide

Technically, there are no characters in Murder in the Dark. Rather, there is the allknowing and all-seeing presence of the narrator—the emphatically reinforced "I" of the poems—interspersed with partial characters like "C" in "Horror Comics" or the brother in "Making Poison." The man, the beggar, and the ambivalent You in "Raw Materials" serve only as extensions of the narrative voice that develops throughout the collection. Like the partial characters "C" or the beggar, the "I" and "You" of the poems are metaphorical identities; they are anyone; they are everyone; they could be you.

(read more)

This section contains 93 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Murder in the Dark Short Guide
Follow Us on Facebook