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Muhammad Yunus Writing Styles in Banker to the Poor: The Autobiography of Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus
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Style

Perspective

The book is written in the first person point of view with Yunus as the narrator. This is Yunus's story of how the bank comes into being from a twenty-seven dollar loan he makes to some of the villagers of Jobra. The first person point of view allows the reader to experience many of the events through Yunus's eyes. The reader has the benefit of his knowledge and experience as an economist and as a Bangladeshi.

The story Yunus tells is a powerful story. Unless the reader has traveled and lived in the Third World countries, it is difficult for the reader to understand the kind of poverty these people live in. The reader has Yunus trying to covey the level of poverty, the despair of the people and what being trapped in the cycle of poverty means. His firsthand experience has a powerful impact on the reader...

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