Mahatma Gandhi Writing Styles in An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

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Points of View

The book is written in the first person. Everything the reader sees is seen through Gandhi's eyes and perspective. All background information and viewpoints are through Gandhi. Any discussion is presented according to how he remembers it. All of the characters are presented through him. He shows both sides of the arguments and discussions throughout the book but the reader is still aware that it is presented from Gandhi's perspective. Gandhi at some times comes across as being very opinionated because of this. At times the reader wants to criticize Gandhi as being stubborn and narrow-minded because he is so principled. In an autobiography written in the first person there is no other way the material can be presented.

Gandhi wrote most of his memoirs while he was in prison. He must have used some notes but he makes no mention of them. Most everything is...

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