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Cards in this guide (21)
What is the difference of a story teller and a narrator

A story teller is a real, live person who does verbally what the narrator does in print.

What is piecewise smooth function

f is a piecewise smooth funtion on [a,b] if f and f ' are piecewise continuous on [a,b]

How is the narrator free by the end of the story

She doesn't care what her husband thinks

Who narrates The Yellow Wallpaper

A young wife and mother

Which sentence suggests the greatest amount of psychic distance

There once lived a miserly, miserable old man.

Which is a classic type of unreliable narrator

A liar

A child

Which effect could best be created using an unreliable narrator

A character who seems naïve may have a moment of sudden insight.

What question might a reader ask to determine whether a narrator is unreliable

How honestly does the narrator represent the world

Does the narrator have something to hide/cover up. Does he have reason to "pad the truth"

Does the narrator actually understand what is going on

Is the narrator biased

Does the narrator contradict what he/she says

What is the most likely risk in choosing an unreliable narrator

A reader may not connect with a character who seems dishonest.

What is the meaning of the advice Write what you know

Good writing can come from observations you make about the real world.

Which best describes the shift in psychic distance

It becomes larger, moving from head to outside

Which best explains the definition of stream of consciousness

Narration that tries to imitate the patterns of real thought.

What does 'getting to know the narrator' mean

Coming to understand how the narrator views the world.
To come to understand the narrator's perspective on the world

How can psychic distance influence tone

A larger psychic distance usually creates a less inimate tone.

A closer psychic distance can create a more intimate tone.

Which sentence suggest the greatest amount of psychic distance

a man stands alone, in costume, on an empty stage

Where does the narrator live for the duration of the story in the yellow wallpaper

In an old mansion away from society

How might a writer hint at the truth of a story told by an unreliable narrator

Have the narrator slip and reveal an unexpected fact.
Let another character suggest the truth.

Which question might help reader gauge the tone of a piece of writing

How formal does the writing seem

Why would a writer hint at the truth of a story undermining an unreliable narrator

The writer wants you to realize that the narrator is unreliable, and to take everything they've said with a grain of salt.

What is the best explanation of the term unreliable narrator

a narrator who doees not view similarly like others

Which is a reason a writer might hint at the "truth" of a story undermining an unreliable narrator

to help the reader make better sense of the storys main events.

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