NoViolet Bulawayo Writing Styles in We Need New Names

NoViolet Bulawayo
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Point of View

The novel is written using first person point of view from the perspective of Darling, the main character Darling. The novel gives a very personal account of Darling's life. The reader is able to get inside Darling’s head to experience her struggles. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the characters and the occurrences.

Language and Meaning

The language of this novel is relatively simple and easy to read. The novel is set in the 21st century, and the language reflects the that time period. The words are descriptive enough to explain the situations and detailed enough for the reader to truly understand. Since the novel is based in Paradise, there are some terms and words that are African.

Structure

The novel is divided into chapters...

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