compare two passages, focusing in particular on narrative techniques and language.

Key questions to ask yourself as you read each passage include the following:Is this a first-person or third-person account?
From whose point of view is the story told?
Does the point of view change throughout or remain the same?
What are the effects of the chosen narrative voice?
How are dialogue and thoughts presented?
What is the tone of the passage?
Is there an argument implicit in the narrative? Does it address key themes running throughout the novel?Language can also be discussed in including (imagery, repetition and patterning)The Two extracts are attached below
Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy and
The Custom of the Country – Edith Wharton