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Jean Sasson Writing Styles in Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

Jean Sasson
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Style

Perspective

The author of this book writes the book in the first person point of view, giving the reader a first person narrative of life as a woman in Saudi Arabia. The author, however, is not Sultana, the narrator of the book. Sultana is a Saudi woman who is not allowed to write a book on her own. Instead, Sultana has told her story to a writer and asked her to tell the story as honestly as possible. To do this, the author chose to adopt the first person point of view and tell the story through Sultana's voice as it was told to her.

The perspective of this book is unique because it is not the author's story but one told to her. This situation gives the reader the impression that the author is the person who lived the events in the book and suffered all the oppression...

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