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by D. H. Lawrence

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"The Rocking-Horse Winner" is told in a third-person omniscient point of view by focusing on Paul only. But there is a quote where the narrator describes his thoughts and feelings. What is this quote?

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In a book which has become something of a minor classic, Points of View: An Anthology of Short Stories, editors James Moffett and Kenneth R. McElheny have compiled a collection of short stories representing all the different types of points of view used in fiction, from the most subjective, which they call "Interior Monologue," to the most objective, which they call "Anonymous Narration: No Character Point of View." Shirley Jackson's famous story "The Lottery" is included in this excellent anthology as an example of "Anonymous Narration: No Character Point of View." D. H. Lawrence's story "The Rocking-Horse Winner" is not included in this book, but the editors would obviously classify it as "Anonymous Narration: Single Character Point of View." Points of View: An Anthology of...

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