midterm - In all novels the story is narration in a certain...

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In all novels, the story is narration in a certain way, whether that be first person, second person, or third person. The way a story is being told could have a big impact on how the reader will comprehend and believe a story. In Tim O’ Brien’s piece, “How to Tell a True War Story”, he gives a few short memories of what it was like when he was in Vietnam fighting for his country. He is able to put so much emotion and such vivid pictures in the readers mind with the simplest of words. However, in Martha Stout’s piece, “When I Woke Up on Tuesday it was Friday”, she goes about a different way of telling her story and about her past reactions. In the end, in order to tell a good story, it must be the complete truth, and must have a powerful impact on different types of people and emotions. When trying to overcome an event, it causes a permanent mental situation, which will always be there, whether it is known or now. As a child, a person may go through several situations where they may not want to remember to preserve a certain image of someone. “The article, concerning an outrageous local scandal, intrigues her so much that
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course WRIT 101 taught by Professor Kjelle during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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