Edmund Morris Writing Styles in The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Edmund Morris
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Perspective

The author brings much life to this extensive biography. Though not born in America, his reverence for the subject shows in the writing. Extensive research in reading diaries, letters, interviewing people and studying prior works allows the author to use engaging variety in his telling of Roosevelt's early life. The reader sees the author overlooks nothing of importance.

What is more, the author offers extensive background knowledge on the people, places and events surrounding Roosevelt. He offers brief histories of men such as de Mores and events such as the Chicago World's Fair.

While many readers will enjoy the novel like quality of this biography, the author writes for a student of history. Though he writes knowledgably about much of the historical background, a reader with some prior knowledge of the people and events of this period will perhaps see more clearly the significance of certain events.

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