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Nick Hornby Writing Styles in Fever Pitch

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Perspective

The memoir Fever Pitch is told from the first person point of view, a common device in memoir narratives. Nick Hornby is describing events that have actually taken place and happened to him as he followed the Arsenal football team throughout the years. Nick grows up in a middle-class family in a suburb of London, England, and enters the world of football in the late 60's. He is introduced to football by his father, and it becomes an obsession that continues to the present day. Football, for Nick, is a way to cope with life for Nick and countless others, and he examines this phenomenon throughout the novel. Nick is rather open about his opinions and is not afraid to discuss times when he has been embarrassed or afraid. He looks back on his experiences as he is writing in 1991 and 1992, and is able to discuss his actions...

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