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Writing Techniques in Rain

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Techniques

Relying heavily on dialogue, the narrative is presented from the third person omniscient point of view. The narrative voice intervenes on occasion with commentary, yet the story develops primarily through the eyes of the characters. Maugham relies upon the tolerant, cosmopolitan Dr. Macphail to serve as his rational spokesman, to provide a perspective that is analytical, reasonable, and tolerant.

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