Cyndi Lauper Writing Styles in Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir

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Perspective

Cyndi Lauper writes her autobiography, "Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir", in the first-person omniscient perspective. This is done for at least three primary reasons. First is the fact that her book is an autobiography, and there is no one better to tell the story of her life than herself. Second is the fact that, in telling the story of her life, the first person-omniscient allows a story to be related to another in an informal, relaxed manner, and the omniscience of hindsight allows events to be contextualized for the reader. The third reason is that the events of the book are deeply moving, and the first-person perspective allows both author and reader to connect on a very personal and intimate level, making the events of the book that much more emotionally-compelling.

Tone

Cyndi Lauper writes her autobiography, "Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir", in a tone that is straightforward and honest...

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