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Though the narration is in the third person, it is not omniscient but limited, remaining close to Paul and his perspective throughout.
"Paul's Case" is written in past tense.
The full title, "Paul's Case: A Study in Temperament," refers directly to the protagonist of the story, an adolescent boy named Paul. His character is complex and troubled, and the story is in a way a study of his nature, expressed in the subtitle as temperament. The subtitle of the story also indicates an assumed level of rational or scientific approach to examining Paul's character.
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