Oliver Sacks Writing Styles in Migraine

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Perspective

The story is written from the perspective of the author, Oliver Sacks. Sacks is a clinician and physician who is interested in migraines and who has some definite ideas about the malady. The book has no story line or plot, meaning there is not the traditional information about perspectives. Sacks does, however, present data he has personally recorded along with information from others in the field. There are some instances in which Sacks records first person accounts. For example, he notes that he had observed a very effective migraine clinic in action and gives this information with a first-person view. However, the majority of the book is written with an eye toward objectivity and the word "I" appears only occasionally. It is noteworthy that Sacks presents a number of views and observations made by other doctors. As a rule, these appear as a means of either providing a...

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