Jorge Luis Borges Writing Styles in Ficciones

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Point of View

The point of view of the majority of the stories is the first person. The narrator in these novels is most often the writer, Borges, making this point of view an authorial point of view. Many of these stories are formatted to appear to be non-fiction articles, critiquing the writings of other writers or discussing the impact of these writings on literature. In many of these stories, the writings being critiqued are imaginary, but the style and the point of view make the writings seem real, giving the stories some authenticity. Other stories are written in the third person. These stories are more traditional narratives, short stories with a typical beginning, middle, and end. As with the first person point of view, these stories also contain an authorial voice, giving the impression that even in the third person, the writer is still inserting himself into the...

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