Discussion

What to Discuss
This week you studied voice and point of view in fiction. Two of the stories you read, “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid and “After I Was Thrown In The River And Before I Drowned” by Dave Eggers were great examples of innovative voice and point of view (POV). Let’s talk about them! Answer all parts of the following question in at least 100 words.
QUESTION: Compare and contrast the voice and point of view in these two stories. Who do you think is talking in each one? What are they telling you? How do you know? Support your thoughts with specific details from each story. What do you think of these innovative approaches to voice and POV?

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