E. B. White Writing Styles in Here Is New York

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The perspective is written in first person with an omniscient point of view. The story is written from the point of view of E. B. White while he tours New York. There are times when someone says something in the book, but with little dialog and no other characters, the only person one needs to understand is E. B. White. The perspective is also present tense with comparisons to the past. The author also incorporates brief instances of "what if" into the story describing things that could happen to the city in the future. White seems to be almost depressed in his descriptions at several points in the book, but at other moments it is clear to the reader that White is reliving his glory days on the streets of New York describing his old home.

The author distances himself from the other people that he comes into...

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