Kitty Kelley Writing Styles in The Family

Kitty Kelley
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Points of View

The book is told through the third person. It is somewhat omniscient in that it attempts to recreate the thoughts and feelings of some of the characters. However, for the most part, the book is based on factual recreations of the events of Bush family history. The point of view is often critical of the people being discussed, particularly with regard to the two presidents in the Bush family. The tone adopted throughout the book makes it clear that the narrator has a negative view of the Bush family and the political values it stands for.

The point of view encompasses many sources of information about the Bushes, including family letters and memoirs along with newspaper articles and personal interviews. The facts presented are backed up with historical documents and family photographs. Some of these sources are presented directly as inserts in the text while others...

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