Ève Curie Writing Styles in Madame Curie

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Point of View

Eve serves as the narrator of Marie Curie's biography, so the book is written in first person point of view. Eve occasionally shares her own thoughts and feelings using the pronoun I. However, Eve largely presents Marie Curie's life in scenes focused on Marie's perspective and innermost thoughts, so at certain points the book reads as though it is written in the third person point of view from Marie Curie's perspective. This is a tactic of the narrator to engage the reader in Marie Curie's life as if the reader were experiencing it in moments. Additional representations of Marie Curie's point of view occur in the letters to support the narrative.

Language and Meaning

Eve's voice and style dominate the narrative. In between the letters and factual representations are poetic moments that Eve includes to enhance the epic nature of her mother's epic story...

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