Stephen Ambrose Writing Styles in Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy...

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Perspective

The historical book has a point of view from both the third and first person. The point of view is reliably based on several first-hand accounts from Easy Company members. The author and historian, Stephen Ambrose, narrates the story as a third person omniscient based on interviews and written records of the men, as well as military historical records. On rare occasion, the author jumps outside of the historical viewpoint as a third person omniscient and narrates the story in first person in the present tense, such as when the author describes an interview session with Major Winters. Ambrose admits that, based on elapsed time since the war and memory variances of the interviewees, it is not possible to ensure that each scene and description is one hundred percent accurate. However, the story is crafted by combining each cumulative man's experiences to create the most accurate account available...

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