Paul's Case Literary Analysis
Hunter Hewlett - 2A
Point of View
The image of an eagle represents an omniscient narrator with a bird's eye view of the situation.
The image of the man represents loneliness. The picture, a man by himself, relates to Paul's alienation from normalcy.
The image of the skyline of NYC represents Paul's escape. Here he attempts to escape his normal life.
The image of the carnation represents the red carnation that Paul wears throughout the story.
The optical illusion is a visual demonstrating Paul's obsession with art. He often becomes lost in it and steps away from reality. The optical illusion represents his captivation in the arts.