The Borning Room Literary Qualities

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The Borning Room is a first-person narrative that uses a flashback to begin a story. Only at the end of the book does the reader realize that this technique has been employed. Fleischman's style is spare, but the writing is enriched through the subtle use of similes, metaphors, and allusions. His fluid prose portrays a picture of one nineteenth-century family in good and bad times. His historical facts are carefully blended.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Borning Room from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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