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Author: Annie Proulx

Year Published: 1997

Type: Short Story

Genre: Drama

Perspective and Narrator:

"Brokeback Mountain" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator, although much of the narrative focuses on Ennis's point of view.


"Brokeback Mountain" is written in the past tense. There is a brief italicized introduction written in the present tense.

About the Title:

Brokeback Mountain is the story's pivotal setting and symbolizes the relationship between Ennis and Jack.


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