Paula Giddings Writing Styles in When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America

Paula Giddings
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The book is written in third person with an omniscient point of view, the only option available to the author because of the span of time, people and events involved. The perspective remains omniscient and third person but focuses occasionally on particular people at different times. The time spans more than a century meaning the people change. An important aspect of the perspective is that there are obviously opinions presented by the author that are important to her. It's important to remember this point to maintain perspective. It's also important to remember this is an opinion as to the most important issues and that the particular issues facing specific groups may have differed. It's also important to remember that this book is copyrighted 1984. The information provided in "Outlook," the final chapter of the book, is based on information from that date. There are some sweeping generalities that are...

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