Alice Munro Writing Styles in The Albanian Virgin

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Point of View

The point of view in this story jumps back and forth. The story is told through Lottar's point of view as well as that of the narrator. Lottar is a character created by Charlotte but re-enacted through the narrator's eyes. The narrator not only shares the story of Lottar, but also the story of her life and how she has come to be where she is today.

The story is told in both the first and third person points of view. When the narrator is discussing her life, the story is in first person. Lottar's story is told in third person through the narrator's eyes. The narrator gives the reader an insight into what she is feeling as her life progresses and how she feels when she visits her friend in the hospital, worrying that her friend might die.

By telling the story through two different...

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