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by Leo Tolstoy

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"How Much Land Does a Man Need?" is written from which point of view?

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Tolstoy's "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" is a short story that is told in a combination of third-person limited and third-person omniscient points of view. Although Tolstoy spends the majority of the story following only the central character, Pahom, there is also evidence of the narrator's omniscient knowledge. The first and most important evidence of omniscience is actually found in the first section of the story. Pahom's wife and her sister are having an argument about whether the city or the country is a better place to live. Meanwhile, Pahom is sitting near the stove listening in to...

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