Michael Lewis (author) Writing Styles in The Blind Side

Michael Lewis (author)
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Perspective

The entire book is written in the third person. It is clear at times that the reader is reading the story from the perspective of a certain person, usually Michael, Sean, or Leigh Anne, but the story clearly compiles personal accounts from most of the people featured in the book.

The book is not politically correct, and does not attempt to be color-blind in any way. Everyone in the story seems to be abundantly clear about the differences between white neighborhoods and black neighborhoods, especially in Memphis. The author seems to have a heightened awareness of various social class distinctions and other differences, and everyone in the story is quite clearly divided into two categories: the haves and the have-nots. What is unclear is whether the author himself is reinforcing this notion or merely relating the social mores of the Tuohy family. The author himself is a friend...

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