Somerset Maughan

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This essay specifically addresses one of Somerset Maughan's short stories, "An Official Position." The writrer focuses on Maughan's expert use of characerization, as Maughan makes Louis Remire, a former French police officer who is serving a sentence for murdering his wife, a very real person to the reader. Maughan's characterization shows the discrepancy between Remire's view of himself and his true nature. This five page paper cites no sources.