Peter Weiss Writing Styles in Marat / Sade

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Point of View

The audience in the theater observes a play within a play that includes another audience already present on the stage. The play is a story within a story and is narrated by multiple individuals. Most of the narration is done from a third-person view by the herald and the choruses of the play. However, none of the narrators are totally removed from the play and they are often called on to participate. The play includes various speeches in first-person form, but there is never a moment where the thoughts of any of the characters are revealed in real time. The various narratives and narrators of the story compete for the audience’s attention and compete in their claims of accuracy and truth. There is not one single point of view and there is not one single accurate interpretation of events or characters.

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