Martha Beck Writing Styles in Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic

Martha Beck
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Perspective

Martha Beck, the author of this memoir, tells a story that happened to her and is highly personal. Ms. Beck's perspective, therefore, is highly subjective. The story focuses on a time in which Ms. Beck was expecting her second child who turned out to have Down syndrome. During that pregnancy, Ms. Beck experienced many unexplained phenomena that she explains away by saying that Adam himself was the focus of a spiritual world most people never know, let alone see in action. The reader might argue that some of these events were brought on by Ms. Beck's difficult pregnancy, loss of blood, or dehydration. However, Ms. Beck sees them as miracles and this is how she presents them in her memoir.

The perspective of this novel is highly subjective, presenting a story from a personal place in the author's life. The author adds a note at the end of...

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