In A Grove | Study Guide

Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

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Overview

Author

Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

Year Published

1922

Type

Short Story

Genre

Mystery

Perspective and Narrator

"In a Grove" is told by seven unreliable first-person narrators. These narrators address either a police commissioner or a religious authority.

Tense

"In a Grove" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title "In a Grove" refers to the story's primary location, a grove of bamboo plants and cedar trees where the mysterious death of Kanazawa no Takehiko takes place.

Summary

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