Nathan Huggins Writing Styles in Voices from the Harlem Renaissance

Nathan Huggins
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Point of View

The point of view changes from one story to the next, depending on the work, the writer, and the purpose of the piece. Some are written in third person with an omniscient perspective, others in third person with a limited perspective, and several are written in first person with a limited perspective. The changing of person and perspective is necessary for the collection of essays, poems, and stories presented, as is the change of perspective. The changes are not confusing as the reader will necessarily be expecting such changes with the variety of authors and writing samples and styles.

It should be noted that there are also some works of fiction included in the story, though there are many essays that are presented as opinions and are, therefore, non-fiction. These essays are typically presented as a non-personal first-person, meaning the word "I" is never or seldom...

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