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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 We Were Young
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  • Research background

    'In trialling first person plural for short fiction, I have applied multiple ‘I’s as a viewpoint of more than one to demonstrate the flexibility of stories told by ‘we’ – here used as a real multiplicity rather than as a collective voice showing distance (Nesbit 2014). ‘We were young’ is narrated by the compound child in a split family who experiences singular effects. I imagined the narrators as monozygotic (Fierro 2015a): twins, triplets, quadruplets, higher order multiples whose identical DNA afforded entwined lives, an inherent understanding of each other’s emotional state (Fierro 2015b).'

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