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Francisco Jiménez Writing Styles in The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child

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Point of View

The book is told from a first person point of view. The reader receives an in-depth look at Francisco's inner thoughts and feelings this way. Francisco is a very emotional boy, and this first person point of view shows his emotions and reactions to every situation or hardship that he and his family must endure. Therefore, the first person point of view is very tightly-written to expose Francisco's most private thoughts and feelings. For example, Francisco must move constantly from place to place for Papa and Roberto to find migrant work. On the outside, he just moves and does not say a word to his family. However, the reader receives a look into his private thoughts and sees that Francisco is usually upset and lonely from being uprooted so much.

The first person point of view gives Francisco, a child, a voice of importance. Otherwise, the...

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