Lucille Fletcher Writing Styles in Sorry, Wrong Number

Lucille Fletcher
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Point of View

Lucille Fletcher tells her play Sorry, Wrong Number in the first and third-person limited omniscient perspective, from the point of view of stage directions for action in third, and in the first-person with respect to the characters involved in the play. This is done because the stage directions must be told in third-person so the actors and stage crew know what to do. The characters all speak in the first-person because they become the characters they are meant to play. The play is further told in the limited omniscient, so that readers and viewers only know as much as the characters do, as they learn and discover things. This adds mystery and suspense to the play's plot.

Language and Meaning

Lucille Fletcher tells her play Sorry, Wrong Number in simple, straightforward language. Fletcher's goal is to tell a mystery, and she accomplishes this through ordinary...

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