Ama Ata Aidoo Writing Styles in Changes: A Love Story

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The point of view of this novel is the third person. This point of view is omniscient and reliable and this can be seen by the fact that the narrator is able to report upon the characters' thoughts and emotions as well as their dialogues and actions. This point of view is important in Aidoo's novel because it allows the reader to witness the inner dynamics of these marriages and other relationships. As a result, the reader is able to better understand the reasons for the events that occur.

This narrative is told using a larger percentage of exposition, although there is still a significant amount of dialogue scattered throughout the novel. The majority of the exposition focuses on the thoughts and feelings of the characters upon whom a specific scene is focused. This distribution is effective as it aids the reader's comprehension by providing justification...

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