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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich | Study Guide

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Author

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Year Published

1962

Type

Novella

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

A third-person narrator tells the story One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich mostly from Ivan Denisovich Shukhov's point of view. The narrator's commentary is similar to Shukhov's perceptions but occasionally goes beyond his limitations.

Tense

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich refers to a typical, but good (or at least better than most), day for political prisoner Ivan Denisovich Shukhov, who is serving a 10-year sentence in a Soviet labor camp.

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