Liane Holliday Willey Writing Styles in Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome

Liane Holliday Willey
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Perspective

Liane Willey writes from the perspective of a person who has Asperger's syndrome, which is appropriate given that this is the topic of the book. It is worth making clear at the outset that Willey has no obvious political or religious biases. The book is focused on Asperger's and related issues pertaining to this condition. Hence, it is particularly focused. The first important aspect of Willey's perspective is that it is shaped directly by her Asperger's. She has a tendency to be inordinately focused on particular issues, has difficulty making social and emotional connections with others, and struggles with physical coordination. However, these elements do not come across in the way the text is written and only in Willey's descriptions of herself in the book.

Willey expresses a serious gratefulness for her support system. She is kind to her parents, her children, her friends, and especially her husband...

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