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The Girls in the Summer Dresses by Irwin Shaw is a story told in a dramatic narration point of view Throughout the story the husband and wife walk the streets of New York City and have true life-like husband and wife conversations about everything from their relationship to their surroundings Dramatic narration is straightforward and often reads like a news story Frances who is the wife is upset at her husband Michael for eyeing every beautiful girl that walked by her For example I try not to notice it Frances said but I feel rotten inside in my stomach when we pass a woman and you look at her and I see the look in your eye and thats the way you looked at me the first time This story is genuinely real and easy to understand because the story never seems to get off the track of the main point of the story The authors choice of words and tone of voice in describing the action are the clues that tells us what is going on in the characters mind and hearts The point of view in the story is slightly altered at the end when Frances asked Michael if he wanted her to call the Stevensons house which is in the country Michael said sure even though at the beginning of the story they both showed they had no desire at all to be with the Stevensonss The only reason I believe Frances mentioned this is because she was sick of Michael looking at other girls in the cityThe Haircut by Ring Lardner is a story told in first person that is narrated by a guy that owns a barbershop You can tell this story is first person easily because a character within it tells the story Also throughout the story the author uses the pronouns I and me The narrator is also the central character in the action This story is mainly
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