Helen Macdonald Writing Styles in H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald
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Point of View

H is for Hawk is told from the first person perspective of the protagonist, Helen. The first section of the book is primarily told in the form of a flashback, with Helen directly narrating her thoughts and experiences to the audience. Every so often she will interject a thought in from the present. About a third through the book, the flashback catches up to the present. From there on out, the majority of the book is told in the present tense. Helen will frequently recite passages from books. When she does that, she directly quotes the passages. It’s still being read from Helen’s point of view, but some quotes will be from the perspective of the author, usually followed by Helen then giving her own thoughts on what she just read.

Because the book is told from Helen’s point of view, her...

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