Anonymity Writing Styles in The Bhagavad Gita

Anonymity
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Perspective

This book is written as part of a cultural tradition. Its form, therefore can be understood as coming from the Indian history of certain families. Part of the Mahabharata, it elucidates one of the main tenet's also of Krishna's teachings—that personal devotion is an effective method for disciples and other followers to use in striving for attainment.

The perspective is multi-leveled. Within the dialogic level it is presented as first person from the point-of-view of whoever is speaking. However, there is the next layer that contains the "frame" of the messenger and listening audience. From this aspect the entire conversation is a third person narrative. Then, this is invisibly contained by virtue of being presented as a story within which the discussion occurs.

The author of this work is anonymous. The perspective is one within which the culture is faced with war. In this case, the...

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