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"The Swimmer" is narrated from a third-person point of view.
"The Swimmer" is told in the past tense.
The title "The Swimmer" refers to the protagonist of the short story, Neddy Merrill, who swims through a series of backyard pools to reach his house and, along the way, discovers the emptiness of his life.
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