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Ordinary People is told from a third-person limited point of view, with the focus alternating between that of the father, Calvin Jarrett, and his son, Conrad Jarrett.
Ordinary People is written in the present tense, with reflective sections in the past tense.
In Ordinary People, the Jarrett family is an ordinary family grappling with an extraordinary tragedy: the death of a son and brother.
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