What Is the Point of View in "Hunters in the Snow"?


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"Hunters in the Snow" is told from the third person limited omniscient point of view. It is a short story by Tobias Wolff and appears in his collection "In the Garden of the North American Martyrs."

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The story opens with the narrator, who is not a character in the story, explaining that Tub, a hunter, is waiting to be picked up by his friends, Kenny and Frank. Unlike an omniscient narrator, who knows everything about all the characters, the narrator of this story has a limited omniscient point of view because they focus only on what Tub is thinking or feeling and show things only from his perspective, according to The Cache.

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