The Pagan Rabbi - Analysis Summary & Analysis

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The story is told from the first person limited perspective, which means that the reader knows only what the narrator experiences and thinks. The author does not provide insight from any other character, other than direct actions and written words. For example, there is much more information provided about the narrator's life with Isaac through the narrator's memories than is presented through the limited view of Sheindel's life with Isaac, known only by her brief interaction with the narrator after Isaac's death.

The author begins the story in the present and then moves to the past as experienced through the narrator's thoughts and memories. The story ends in the present with the narrator's visits with Sheindel.

The author uses the literary techniques of symbolism and metaphors to add dimension and interest to the story. For example, when the narrator first visits the city park to view the tree...

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