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Kerry Howley's Narrative Voice

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Narrative Voice I enjoyed the Craft talk with Kerry Howley on the role of the narrator as a character in the story. It was particularly interesting to focus on the narrator and to actually get the chance to develop the narrator as a character. She mentioned that often the narrator is the character that gets the least amount of attention from the author, which seems bizarre. The narrator is the character with which the entire narrative arc is seen. Intuitively you would think that this character would receive the most attention from the author. The characteristics of the narrator can influence every detail of the story. Kerry had us each think of an anecdote to share with a partner that would later be the basis for the short stories we would
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