Luigi Barzini, Jr. Writing Styles in The Italians

Luigi Barzini, Jr.
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Perspective

This nonfiction book is written in the first person narrative perspective. This means that the person relating the events and content is the author himself and he delivers his views and relates events according to his own perception of them. The author does not supply any insight into the motives, feelings or actions of any other people—other than that gleaned from historical documents—and can only relate instances about these people from his own point of view. When there are conversations detailed, the author can simply relate what the other person says, and although the author may guess at the other person's thoughts, he cannot say with certainty if he is correct. Because the nature of the book is a nonfiction account of a people and its culture, there is little room for any other points of view. This relaying of personal thoughts is punctuated...

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