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The American is told by a third-person, omniscient narrator who readily reveals insights into characters' secrets, weaknesses, and insecurities.
The American by Henry James is written in the past tense.
The main character of the novel is Christopher Newman, an American living in Paris. Newman struggles between his desire to relinquish his American identity and the inherent American characteristics that cause him conflict in Paris.
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