Eliot Wigginton Writing Styles in Foxfire 8

Eliot Wigginton
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Perspective

The book is written as a series of interviews, so is told primarily in the first person view. With a book such as this, which attempts to tell small snippets of stories from a large number of individuals, such a perspective is vital to understanding each individual person's own experiences. Without this perspective, it would be impossible to tell such a vast amount of information in such a short space. In addition, each individuals brings his or her own personality to the work, showing the vast differences in personalities associated with the various topics presented, which also helps show the diversity of the area.

In addition, using each person's own perspective allows the reader first-hand insight into many experiences that would otherwise be biased if written in third person. Emotions presented are raw and honest, since those telling the tales are often the ones experiencing the emotions. Even...

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