Ronald Takaki Writing Styles in Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans

Ronald Takaki
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Perspective

The book is written in the third person point of view with the narrator being the author, Ronald Takaki. This approach allows Takaki to provide the background information that the reader needs to understand the points that Takaki is making. This allows the author to impart more information to the reader. This is the best approach for this kind of book because it allows the author to tell the stories of various immigrants and their experiences. It also allows the author to provide historical details that explain the situation that the immigrants faced, both in their home country and in their adopted country. This helps the reader to have a more complete picture of the situation.

At the beginning and the end of the book, Takaki discusses his own situation as a descendant of Japanese immigrants. In those places he uses the first person point of view since...

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