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Joan Frances Casey Writing Styles in Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality

Joan Frances Casey
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Perspective

The story was written in first person from two specific perspectives, though one of those was split into many other perspectives. The first of those was Lynn Wilson, a clinician who happened to be available and open to the idea that Joan Casey was suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder. The second was Joan herself, who revealed twenty-three distinct personalities over the course of her treatment with Lynn. The book was written after Joan's personalities merged into a single being. That being became known as Joan, though there weren't really any of the personalities prior to the merge who were known as Joan. The parts of the story that were not told by Lynn are told by this integrated personality that became known as Joan. However, at the time of the events being related, the personality most often conscious and at the forefront was Renee. Lynn referred to her...

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