Assata Shakur Writing Styles in Assata: An Autobiography

This Study Guide consists of approximately 28 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Assata.
This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Assata: An Autobiography Study Guide

Perspective

This book is primarily written in first person. The author is both the narrator and the subject of the book. This gives the book a very personal feel, which is necessary when one writes one's autobiography.

To add variety and to aid in explaining the personalities and view points of the other characters, the author also has quotes of other people in relation to her or on a topic discussed in front of her. For example, she quotes a discussion she frequently had with her grandmother as a child to show her grandmother's personality and desire to see her stand up for herself.

Poems are also included throughout the book. The first poem sets the tone for the book. Others are used to bring a chapter to a conclusion. Still, others are written as a message from the author to someone who is or was important in her...

(read more)

This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Assata: An Autobiography Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Assata: An Autobiography from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook