Nikki Grimes Writing Styles in Bronx Masquerade

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Point of View

Bronx Masquerade is told from the first person point of view of all the major characters. Each section is dedicated to a character and that character continues their own story from a first person point of view. This perspective allows the reader to see what each character goes through in a deeply personal way. Also, all the characters are children of around 15 years of age. Thus, the perspective is a young one of teenagers who struggle with identity and are growing and developing. The perspective allows the readers into the characters' private thoughts, including what their identities are as opposed to what everyone else thinks. For example, Diondra is shy outwardly, but due to her first person point of view, the reader sees she is much more than that. She is an artist and a poet who struggles with her identity.

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