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Rabindranath Tagore Writing Styles in The Home and the World

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Point of View

The point of view in The Home and the World is first person. This point of view is limited and reliable, proven by the fact that each of the narrators is only able to access their own thoughts and feelings. Though the narrators report upon events and conversations that they witness, they are unable to convey the thoughts and emotions of the other characters in the novel. This style of narration is important to the plot of the story as this method of alternating between these three viewpoints provides a well-rounded and more accurate account of the story.

In this novel, the distribution of exposition and dialogue is fairly equal. A good portion of the narrative is devoted to the interactions between the characters, while the remainder focuses on describing events and each narrator's personal reflections. This distribution is important to the novel since it emphasizes...

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