Miranda July Writing Styles in The First Bad Man

Miranda July
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is decidedly that of Cheryl, a middle-aged single woman who struggles with anxiety as well as her own sexuality. She has a belief that she has a lump in her throat, something that is only caused by her own brain. She fantasizes often about sexual relationships with numerous other characters of this novel, at all times giving herself male genitalia and acting as the initiator. She is controlling to the degree that she only uses certain plates and certain towels as well as dresses in order to get a certain reaction from individuals, which is then often flawed and skewed by her perspective. She views her gardener as a homeless man simply because she never took the time to talk with him or discover why he was doing her gardening for free - he had come with the...

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