Narrator and point of view

The narrator in “Lightbox” by Emma Cleary has limited knowledge with regards to other characters, and he can only recount what he observes, and make assumptions based on his observations: “She sees me and links her arm through his, lowering her eyes. She passes me as if I am nothing. ‘There’s that guy again,’ I hear her say...” (ll. 107-108)

The narrator's unreliability is first suggested by the fact that he seems to be obsessing over his girlfriend and wants to know everything that she is doing: “I press my hand against the screen briefly, feeling kind of dumb, but she looks so pretty. The pictures aren’t from today and I wonder when this was. Maybe I should ask about her project…” (ll. 57-59); “She’s going somewhere twice a week I don’t know about. There are...


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