Edgar Allan Poe has experimented with unknown narrators. Is it possible in writing to say "I/we" all the time without mentioning the name?

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The use of an anonymous or depersonalised narrator is an eloquent way to communicate a message from one perspective which yet remains undetermined. Poe was particularly masterful in the use of this technique.

However, the technique is also used by other writers. Daphne Du Maurier has her narrator in Rebecca remain unnamed other than by the title bestowed on her by marriage - the second Mrs DeWinter. This lack of identity and personality allows the reader to identify the narrator as characterless - a blank canvas waiting to be imprinted with the values of her husband.

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Poe is a master of this, but he does it effectively because he does it with  specific purpose. The use of an anonymous narrator creates distance between the narrator and the audience. This distance enables the audience to focus more on the actions of the narrator within the story rather than developing an infinity with the narrator. You could be perfectly successful with this technique, but make sure you are very clear with regard to your purpose for doing this.

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Definitely. I would strongly advise you to read a number of Poe's short stories which, from start to finish, never once mention the name of the narrator and where the narrator repeatedly refers to himself as "I" without ever giving away his identity. You might try to read the following to see how this works: "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Black Cat" and "The Tell-Tale Heart." All of these classic stories should give you some idea of how you can write your own fiction without naming the narrator at all, but telling the story from his point of view.

Now, I am not immediately aware of any text that uses "we" throughout the story to indicate a group of unnamed narrators. I supposed "A Rose for Emily" kind of fits this category, as the narrator is really a group of townspeople, but even then individual characters and responses are indicated. To suggest the different voices in this group of narrators you might have to distinguish the characters by talking about appearance or characteristics rather than giving their name.

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