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Alexander McCall Smith Writing Styles in The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Alexander McCall Smith
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is the third-person omniscient. This novel is seen through the eyes of several characters, including Mma Ramotswe, Mma Makutsi, and Mr. Matekoni. The point of view of this novel allows the reader to see the events of the plot through the thoughts and emotions of these main characters. There is a great deal of internal dialogue in this novel, allowing the reader to follow the thought processes of the main characters that lead to their actions within the plot.

The point of view of this novel works well with the novel because it allows the reader to follow the thoughts and actions of the main characters without getting lost in a group of inconsequential characters. The novel's action is slow and methodical, most of based on the thoughts of the main characters, therefore this point of view allows the...

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