Miguel Street Characters

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V.S. Naipaul is the author of Miguel Street but remains in one sense anonymous throughout the entire book. He interacts with others but none of them refer to him by name. Instead, for most of the book the author simply tells the story of other individuals and interweaves his experiences throughout each of the episodes. The author's personality is never quite explained, nor are his interests or intelligence except in a few places. One example would be when the author spends an enormous amount of time with B. Wordsworth who says that he is a poet by nature. Another time is when everyone praises Elias's intelligence despite the fact that he fails the Cambridge Exam on numerous occasions. When the author passes it, the reader should glean from this that he is very intelligent.

The author's personality is developed most toward the end of the book...

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