Doreen Rappaport Writing Styles in The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Zitkala-Sa

Doreen Rappaport
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Perspective

The perspective of the book was both first person and third person. The perspective of first person was the re-creation of Zitkala-Sa's voice. Doreen Rappaport, the author, envisioned Zitkala-Sa's life and wrote as if she was Zitkala-Sa in a first person voice. This gave the book a fiction-like narrative. The other narrative in the book showed Zitkala-Sa's original writing, which included her original letters, speeches, stories and memories. Her original writing appeared in the first person perspective. Therefore, the reader received a view of Rappaport's re-creation of Zitkala-Sa's voice, which was one first person perspective. The second perspective was Zitkala-Sa's original first person voice in her writings. Both voices were marked clearly by different fonts. These two first person perspectives gave the reader a wide scope of Zitkala-Sa's life. The reader received a glimpse into the details and descriptions of the two worlds of Zitkala-Sa: the greedy white...

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