Esi Edugyan Writing Styles in Half Blood Blues

Esi Edugyan
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view, from the perspective of the main character, Sidney Griffiths. The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Sid. Sid narrating the story allows the reader to get inside Sid's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The primary setting of the novel changes throughout the novel. Berlin, Paris, and Baltimore are all settings throughout the novel. The novel takes place during the years leading up to and during the Great War. Then, the novel unfolds in the early '90s. The main characters are involved in the...

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