School Days = Chemin-d'ecole Characters

Patrick Chamoiseau
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The Narrator, Patrick Chamoiseau, The Little Black Boy

The main character of this story is the author of the book, Patrick Chamoiseau, meaning that it is an autobiographical narrative. The story is told by the author, who acts as the narrator. Rather than referring to himself as "I", he tells the story in third person, referring to his child self as "the little black boy," which is shortened to "the little boy" after its first usage in the book. He describes how the little boy is feeling and what he is doing as if he is another person rather than himself. The little black boy is therefore more like a character in a story than the focus of an autobiography. The narrator does also sometimes address the reader in first person, and even occasionally talks to other characters as if they can hear him.

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