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An Artist of the Floating World is told from the perspective of the first-person narrator Masuji Ono, a disgraced, formerly famous artist.
An Artist of the Floating World is written in the past tense.
An Artist of the Floating World refers to what Masuji Ono's former mentor Mori-san calls the beauty of the pleasures of the night, the transience of which metaphorically applies to society's values, which are always in a state of change.
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