Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil Writing Styles in Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil
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Perspective

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain present their text "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk" in the first person, from interviews with punk music scene musicians and affiliates. This is done to allow a vast and comprehensive survey of the history of punk through the words of those who lived through the era. It therefore provides an unabashed and uncompromising account of the history of punk.

Tone

The tone of the book "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk" by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain is one of mild antagonism and wishful reminiscences. Each of the people interviewed use bad or crude language about themselves, each other, and the movement, illustrating clearly for the reader the way people spoke. This also allows the reader to sense the combativeness of some, the natural intelligence of others, and the across-the-board acknowledgment by those interviewed of the...

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