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James A. Michener Writing Styles in Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections

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Style

Perspective

The book is written completely in the first person. It is the writer's first hand experience with the country of Spain. Since Michener's main reason for writing this book is to recount his own stories, his writing is very biased, and all of his tastes are clear to see. He has a sincere love of Romanesque art, yet can't stand anything Gothic. He says very little good things about the Gothic cathedral in Toledo, ye

Tone

The writer is reporting to the reader everything that he experienced in Spain. However, since the book is a first hand experience about the writers travels through Spain, it is full of his own biases towards the things that he loves. He does include things that he doesnt like as well, like Gothic architecture which is a very important component to Spain. The tone of the book makes it a quick read...

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