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D. H. Lawrence
"Odour of Chrysanthemums" utilizes a third-person omniscient narrator. Although not entirely limited to protagonist Elizabeth Bates's point of view, the narrative privileges her perspective of the events, highlighting the character's tremendous growth by the end of the story.
"Odour of Chrysanthemums" is written in the past tense.
The title "Odour of Chrysanthemums" refers to the flowers, chrysanthemums, that appear several times in the story. Whether the odor of the flowers is bitter or sweet depends on the characters' life experiences and perspectives.
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