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"Entropy" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator who shares the thoughts and feelings of the main characters.
"Entropy" is told in the past tense.
The title "Entropy" refers to the theoretical division within thermodynamics that states that everything will eventually move from order into chaos and destruction. The story symbolically explores the idea of entropy through the main characters and illustrates that force or action is the only remedy against entropic chaos.
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