The Grave | Study Guide

Katherine Anne Porter

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Overview

Author

Katherine Anne Porter

Year Published

1935

Type

Short Story

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"The Grave" is told by a third-person limited narrator. The backstory provided at the beginning is information Miranda probably knows from family lore.

Tense

"The Grave" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title "The Grave" refers to the grave of Miranda's grandfather. The grave is mentioned throughout the story and serves as a symbol of Miranda's drifting away from her home.

Summary

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