Arthur Miller Writing Styles in Incident at Vichy: A Play

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Point of View

The point of view in "Incident at Vichy" is third person and limited as well as reliable. This is necessary as the work is a play comprised completely of a small amount of stage directions and dialogue. This limits the amount of information regarding the characters and their situation, focusing primarily on their situation with little emphasis on character development beyond how it pertains to each individual's reaction to their situation. This is important as it allows the play to maintain its focus on the characters accepting why they were detained and their reactions to their situation. This is significant as the main lesson of the play is to show how the Nazis were able to perpetrate the Holocaust for so long, due to others' complicity and indifference.

The play is comprised mostly of dialogue with a small amount of exposition in the form of stage...

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