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Stanley Vestal Writing Styles in Jim Bridger, Mountain Man; a Biography

Stanley Vestal
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Perspective

The perspective of the book is a view of the American frontier through the eyes of Jim Bridger and told in the third person point of view. At the beginning of the book, the reader feels the energy of an 18-year-old young man who is desperately trying to be recruited to Major Henry's expedition. As Jim ages and becomes more experienced, this perspective also changes, as when Jim becomes an independent trapper and takes on added responsibilities. Jim Bridger considers what abilities he has as compared to the other independent trappers in his brigade. He decides that what sets him apart is his memory and concentration on the land and his ability to explore the land.

The next shift in perspective is when Jim becomes a "Booshway" or leader of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company and has a large operation under his command. Jim is a partner of...

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