Various Artists Writing Styles in Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Various Artists
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Point of View

In terms of point of view, there are several points to note about this piece. The first is that overall, the show has a shifting narrative perspective: there is a primary narrator (Aaron Burr), who gives an overall perspective to the show and adds commentary even as he plays a key, defining role in the action. However, there are also moments in which other characters step out of the story and narrate key events: Hamilton throughout, Angelica in key sections, and Eliza at the show’s conclusion are the primary examples of how the characters not only portray moments in the story but also describe them, commenting on their meaning. Meanwhile, in terms of point of view defined as focus, the important point to note is that while the focus of the show as a whole is on protagonist Hamilton, there are also moments in...

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