Seymour Reit Writing Styles in Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

Seymour Reit
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Perspective

Behind Rebel Lines - The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy by Seymour Reit is told in third person narrative. Since the story is based on part from Emma Edmonds' own memoirs, of the story is based largely from her point of view. There is an official element to the account, however, since the author references the U.S. Army and National Archives files as source materials. The story has a scholarly quality as well since the works of eminent historians were also cited as references used in writing the account.

Even though the story is told in the backdrop of the raging Civil War that the nation endured in the early 1860s, no partiality emerges from the author's writing and he maintains this neutrality throughout the telling of the story. There was no focus on blame or culpability for the war by the author. Emma...

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