Stanley A. McChrystal Writing Styles in My Share of the Task

Stanley A. McChrystal
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Perspective

General Stanley McChrystal tells his memoir "My Share of the Task" in the first person omniscient perspective, from his own point of view. This is done for at least two reasons. The first is that the story told is factual memoir, and are the experiences of McChrystal himself. Therefore, there is no one better than McChrystal to tell his own story. The second reason is that McChrystal is able to directly communicate his firsthand experiences, firsthand, to the reader. This allows the reader to learn and understand and see things exactly the way McChrystal saw and experienced them.

Tone

General Stanley McChrystal tells his memoir "My Share of the Task" in a tone that is reflective, honest, and proud. Because the book is a memoir, the tone is clearly reflective in terms of remembering, recalling, and analyzing past events. McChrystal is very humble, and is quick to point...

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