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"The Mark on the Wall" is told in the first person by an anonymous narrator.
"The Mark on the Wall" is told in the past tense as a memory. However, the recollection of the narrator's thought process is in the present tense.
"The Mark on the Wall" refers to a mark the narrator observes on the wall in a room in her home. After observing the spot, the narrator engages in stream-of-consciousness (uninterrupted flow) thoughts on the nature of memory, reality, and knowledge.
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