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Catherine Maurice Writing Styles in Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism

Catherine Maurice
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Perspective

This novel is told from a first person perspective, which is necessary for the true feeling of the author's points to come through. As the mother of not one, but two autistic children, Catherine is a strong voice for the tormented parent fighting for his or her child. This perspective allows readers to understand the true thoughts, feelings, and emotions of one who is fighting the battle firsthand. The agony of being told there is no hope, the struggle to find a cure or recovery, and the immense joy of seeing a child improve is understand through the thoughts, words, and actions of the firsthand viewpoint. Without this view, these vital emotional components would be lost, and the book would not be nearly as passionate.

As a narrator, Catherine is admittedly biased toward the behavioral therapy method of teaching autistic children and against all forms of psychotherapy. These...

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