Florence King Writing Styles in Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady

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Perspective

"Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady" is told from the perspective of the author and main character, Florence King, which is imperative for this form of writing, a memoir. In this book, she details her youth up until the end of her academic career and the beginning of her writing career which also happens to be around the time that Granny died. Granny attempted to rear Florence as a Southern lady, but Florence allows the reader to determine whether Granny succeeded or failed. In this subject matter, Florence is the only perspective qualified to retell the story of her early life, and she focuses heavily on how she was influenced by her three caretakers, Granny, Mama and Herb.

The intended audience of this memoir is likely fans of her writing or at least those familiar with her career, but any reader is able to enjoy the comical anecdotes...

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