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Position

According to Jermone Stern, a "character's position in [a] work at any time is the complex of internal and external factors. His internal position means, for example, what he knows and how he feels. His external position means his relationship to other people and to social social institutions, suich as his marriage or his job" (199-200).

Stern, Jerome. Making Shapely Fiction. New York: Dell Pub., 1992. Print.