What is the narrative structure of "The Lady with the Pet Dog"?

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The point of view used in this brilliant story is limited third-person, as the detached narrator is only given access to the thoughts and feelings of Gurov and we only perceive Ann Sergeyevna through what she says and does. We are never given access to her thoughts and feelings and it is only through Gurov that we can learn about her. This of course presents us with a curiously limited narrative style, as again and again we are forced to draw our own conclusions about Anna through what Gurov sees and thinks about her. Even the title of the story...

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