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Richard Ford Writing Styles in Let Me Be Frank With You

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Point of View

All four short stories are written in a first person omniscient point of view. The tone of the narration given by the main character is conversational as Frank describes is actions, thoughts and feelings. This gives the reader a better understanding of Frank's character and how he processes ongoing events. This enables the reader to learn more about various parts of Frank's past that highlight important tidbits of information from his three previous novels. This is especially helpful as this point of view gives insight into how Frank thinks and provides the motivation for some of his actions and conversations.

Language and Meaning

The novel is rather complex in the use of words and their meanings. In the first short story, "I'm Here", Frank sets the tone of how he prefers speech. He does not like the slang used in today's culture and prefers to...

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