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Edward Bloor Writing Styles in Tangerine

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Point of View

The story is written in first person from the limited perspective of Paul Fisher. Paul is twelve and, as such, has a limited view of the world. Despite this, he is intelligent and presents his story in a reasonable manner. While many first-person accounts are biased, it seems that Paul's assessment of himself is honest and truthful. The limited perspective means the reader only learns about things as Paul becomes aware of them. For example, Paul struggles from the first of the book with a memory and he seems to know that it has something to do with his poor vision, but he can't quite grasp the entire memory. He does know that he's afraid of Erik. While Erik is a bully, there seems to be a connection between Paul's memory and his fear of Erik. While the reader can begin to sense that Erik had...

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