Natalie Baszile Writing Styles in Queen Sugar

Natalie Baszile
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Point of View

The point of view is third person limited, but it switches among chapters between Charley and Ralph Angel. There is no clear pattern associated with the switching.

Language and Meaning

The imagery of this book relies largely on similes with a mix of metaphors added. The book uses strong language in dialogue, including some profanity. From time to time, French phrases are scattered in, usually when Micah is talking, cursing her mother under her breath. She stops doing this when Hollywood translates her message. French phrases, along with Biblical phrases are printed in Italics. There is some reference to drug culture as well, such as when Ralph Angel is chasing the dragon, which means he is inhaling heroin.

Structure

This book is made up of 30 chapters and divided into sections representing critical months of the sugarcane farming season: June, July, August, September, November, and again...

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