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Thus, while Burden narrates all three statements in 1939, he focalizes the first through who he was in the early 1920s, and the second and third through the Burden who matures in 1938 and leaves Burden's Landing in 1939.
Whereas in sentence (3) Burden narrates in 1939 from his point of view in 1939, in (4), (5), (6), and (7), he narrates in 1939 but focalizes through the Jack Burden of 1936.
Michael focalizes the novel throughout, filtering all sights through his perceptions of culture.