Ursula Hegi Writing Styles in Floating in My Mother's Palm

Ursula Hegi
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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is the first person. The story is told from the point of view of Hanna, a young girl growing up in a small German community in the years after World War II. Hanna is a gentle young girl who observes a great deal about the community around her, some of it far beyond her own comprehension at the time she observes it but coming to make sense as she grows older.

The point of view of this novel is a viewpoint that pulls the reader in close to the narrator and creates an intimate relationship that helps the reader feel almost as though part of the action. The author of this book uses her narrator to keep the reader close to the stories while keeping the reader in the dark about some truths that the narrator herself does not...

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