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"We Real Cool" is narrated in the first-person plural from the perspective of a group of teenage dropouts shooting pool in a bar. This perspective allows readers to imagine themselves as a member of the group or as a bystander hearing the group's boasting.
"We Real Cool" is written mainly in the present tense.
The title "We Real Cool" reflects the bravado of a group of teenage dropouts who boast about how cool they are even as they head toward an early death.
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