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Discussing the short story "Turned" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

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  • Submitted: 19/09/2003
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University Degree Jurisprudence

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"TURNED"

In the short story "Turned" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the author use techniques that make the reader act sympathetically or unsympathetically towards the character and sometime the author will change the reader attitude towards the character for example someone might be good at the start of the story that make the reader to act sympathetically but then in the middle of the story the character become bad that will make the reader change their attitude toward the character to do this the writer uses the following techniques characterization, Plot, Narrative

In the start of the story the author position the reader to act sympathetically towards Gerta by telling how she feels, she was crying in her poor furnished room about something that we do not know yet and the writer position us to act to be more sympathy towards her because in Passage three Mrs. Marroner said, "I never saw anyone so docile, it is a perfection in a servant, but almost a defect in character. But then in passage 5 we know that Gerta is pregnant and we know that the father of the baby is Mr. Marroner that makes us to act un sympathetically

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