Bette Bao Lord Writing Styles in In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

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Point of View

The point of view is first person from the perspective of a child. The reader only knows what is going on in the protagonist's head and follows her through her day to day life. Since the main character is a child the reader gets an unfiltered view of how the world is seen from this vantage point.

Language and Meaning

The language is simplistic and easily accessible to the young reader. Geared for the intermediate reader, the book uses lower lexicon and the sentence structures are simpler in nature. There are several foreign words that are used, but are presented in context so that even the struggling reader can understand what its meant.

Structure

The book is told in linear fashion with twelve chapters. At the beginning of every chapter is a little picture depicting what is to be happening in the chapter, as well...

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