Ernest Hemingway Writing Styles in In Another Country

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Point of View

All of the events that occur in "In Another Country" are told from the point of view of the story's unnamed narrator, an American officer receiving physical therapy in a Milan hospital on his leg, which has been wounded at the front during World War I. The narrator is a young man, presumably about 19, the same age as the author when he also spent time in a Milan hospital, recovering from leg injuries received while working as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross. The events are filtered through the narrator's perspective, therefore the first person "I" is used throughout. How these events affect the narrator, particularly those which are written about in the greatest detail, like the major's disillusionment following the death of his wife, is not directly revealed. However, it is apparent that what he has witnessed has made a strong impact on him...

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