Bryce Courtenay Writing Styles in The Power of One

Bryce Courtenay
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This story is told in the first person from the point of view of Peekay. However, while it is told from his point of view, it is told from the perspective of some point in the man's future. This is evident in the way that historical facts are mixed in with current events, although the people at the time of the events could not be aware of what was happening or what ended up happening.

The story is a blending of African techniques and English techniques, concerning both myth building and historical reporting. The legend of the Tadpole Angel, for example, is uniquely portrayed in the African way of taking things as they are without questioning them. On the other hand, the European elements of the story demand that lessons are learned on any number of levels, including on perspective, on history, on theology, and on...

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