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Coelho, Paulo Writing Styles in Adultery

Coelho, Paulo
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Point of View

The narrative uses Linda's first-person perspective. This is appropriate given that this is Linda's story to find her identity as a person, a wife and a mother when she determines that she is suffering from depression. In order to see how, she feels and how these feelings cause her actions, readers need to know how she interprets them and her life in general. It is also necessary to follow her feelings to see how she grows This can best be done through Linda's voice.

This is appropriate as people who feel what Linda is feeling tend to seek therapy. While she never undergoes conventional treatment, she does have therapists. These therapists include her husband, the shaman, and the readers. She talks to the readers as she would talk to a therapist, but also as if they are patients who might need the same type of...

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