Kimberly Willis Holt Writing Styles in My Louisiana Sky

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Point of View

My Louisiana Sky is narrated entirely from a first person point of view. Tiger, as the heroine, reflects on her internal emotions and interprets the world around her. Due to her young age, Tiger misinterprets situations, and the reader must decipher and extract the true meaning. For example, Tiger assumes that Magnolia will sit next to her on the bus, but Tiger does not realize that Magnolia is legally and socially prohibited from sitting in the front of the bus in that time period. While Tiger's interpreted narration is not entirely reliable, the perspective allows the reader to delve into Tiger's inner conflict, experiencing the turmoil with her. The first person point of view provides the reader with an intimate account of Tiger's life, providing the a strong connection between the reader and the heroine. Tiger is a girl experiencing the changes of growing up while...

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