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Who speaks in this sentence? Is it the character or the narrator?

Your quote is missing the paragraph breaks (edit 22 April 2024 at 02:00GMT: added just now by another user). The following is what the passage looks like in a recent printed edition (Raymond Carver: ...
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Does Carver's "Fever" use free indirect speech?

Yes. From the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature: In free indirect discourse (FID), the narrative discourse of a text incorporates the language and subjectivity of a character, including ...
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Who speaks in this sentence? Is it the character or the narrator?

The distinction the question assumes, between character and narrator, does not pertain here. As your previous question about this short story discusses, "Fever" is told in free indirect ...
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