Truong Nhu Tang Writing Styles in A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath

Truong Nhu Tang
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Perspective

The book is written in first person with a limited view, which is the only option available to the author for this type of story. It should be noted that the point of view, while limited does include some details that the author did not personally witness. In some cases, these are things he learned from other people, but there are also some details that are historical and it seems reasonable that Tang got those from second-hand accounts of the war and from news casts at the time. For example, Tang talks on several occasions of the fact that public opinion in the United States is a factor in the decision to end the American military presence. Tang notes that he and others of the resistance are glued to the radio daily to discover these pieces of information.

One aspect of the story that is interesting is that...

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