John Elder Robison Writing Styles in Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison
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"Look Me in the Eye" is the story of John Elder Robison who suffered from Asperger's Syndrome, a mild form of autism. Like the severe form of the disease, Aspergians have difficult in communicating in the normal manner. Since the author of the book is John Elder Robison, there could be no one better to tell his story than the man himself.

The story is told in the first-person narrative and as such the reader learns not only the events that occurred in Robison's life but also his reactions to them and his personal thoughts on what was occurring. The story does a public service for the community and other victims of the syndrome. It sheds light on the struggle and the ostracization that children endure because they are different. Although Aspergians don't reflect much emotion on their faces, the reader learns that the hurt and humiliation is...

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