Narrator and point of view

The short story “Bone Deep” by Martin Malone is told by a first-person narrator, who is also the main character, Ian. 

Even though the point of view is that of a young teenager, the account does not appear naive, as the narrator is very observant. His account of the interaction between the family members shows understanding and awareness of the family dynamics: “Dad is under the impression that Ann is asking him, while in fact her questions aren’t aimed at anyone in specific. She is more thinking aloud than anything.” (ll. 67-68). The narrator is very precise and accurate about his relatives’ thought processes. It is through Ian's first-person perspective that we come to understand the reason for their conflict and the family’s inability to forgive the fat...

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