Jessica Mitford Writing Styles in Daughters and Rebels: An Autobiography

Jessica Mitford
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Perspective

The book is written by Jessica Mitford and the perspective is her perspective. Written in the first person point of view with the author as the narrator, the reader views events through Jessica's eyes. She is telling the story of the book and rendering her opinions on various things. The reader views the country life style of the aristocrats from Jessica's boredom and monotony of the lifestyle. The conflict between Fascism and socialism is also viewed from Jessica's perspective, even though in some places she does present her sister's point of view.

The limitations of the use of the first person point of view is that the knowledge of the reader is limited to events at which the narrator is present. This is true of Hons and Rebels. The reader's knowledge is confined to Jessica's knowledge. The views or opinions that are presented or expounded on are Jessica's...

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