Po Bronson Writing Styles in NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Po Bronson
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Perspective

Nurtureshock is a non-fiction book, so it does not have a narrator, but the authorial tone is accessible and non-specialized. Bronson is an experienced writer for magazines, so his writing focuses effectively on the issues and keeps him behind the scenes, as he follows the questions from one study or expert to another. He does include several references to his own children, and his experience as a parent, but he does not reveal very much about his actual family, beyond merely illustrating the experts' ideas in their behavior, or in his own parenting style.

Tone

Bronson uses fairly sophisticated vocabulary and grammar, but his book should be accessible to anyone with a college education. While he uses the first person to describe how ideas seemed appealing or controversial, he does not include very many details about his own life, so the stories remain fairly general, as you would...

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