Using the story "Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, this posting briefly explain why the point of view is important to the story. It also cites if the narrator is reliable and defends if the reader can trust this version of the story. Why may that aspect be important for the reader?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 11:58 pm ad1c9bdddf
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In "Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, the point of view is extremely important to the story since it helps to unravel how stereotyping is often taught to kids by their families or society and illustrates the theme of discrimination so much more poignantly.
I deem the narrator as unreliable since the neglect and abandonment from her mother, coupled with her minor age, are critical aspects for the reader, causing us to make our own judgements about which characters we can truly accept at face value. Yet I do really like the ...
"Recitatif" by Toni Morrison is briefly assessed in 300 words of notes to debate the nature of the unreliable narrator in this piece.