Which mode of narration is used in this excerpt from daisy miller by henry james?
the young lady inspected her flounces and smoothed her ribbons again; and winterbourne presently risked an observation upon the beauty of the view. he was ceasing to be embarassed, for he had begun to perceive that she was not in the least embarrassed herself. there had not been the slightest alteration in her charming complexion; she was evidently neither offended nor flattered. if she looked another way when he spoke to her, and seemed not particularly to hear him, this was simply her habit, her manner. yet, as he talked a little more and pointed out some of the objects of interest in the view, with which she appeared quite unacquainted, she gradually gave him more of the benefit of her glance; and then he saw that this glance was perfectly direct and unshrinking. it was not, however, what would have been called an immodest glance, for the young girl's eyes were singularly honest and fresh. they were wonderfully pretty eyes; and, indeed, winterbourne had not seen for a long time anything prettier than his fair countrywoman's various features—her complexion, her nose, her ears, her teeth. he had a great relish for feminine beauty; he was addicted to observing and analyzing it; and as regards this young lady's face he made several observations.
a. first person
b. third-person omniscient
c. second person
d. third-person limited
The CORRECT answer is the third person limited!!
third person limited
Third Person Limited
This excerpt most clearly used the third person limited mode of narration. This mode describes a type of narration in which a single character is followed closely. The narrator knows all the thoughts and feelings of this character. However, he can only see the world from this perspective, and the inner thoughts of other characters are not available to him.
Consider these sentences:
Our parents pay for our cell phones.
They like to be in constant contact with us.
Which sentence uses parenthetical elements most effectively to combine the information in the sentences?
The mode of narration used in the excerpt is a third-person omniscent.
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