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Narration and Metaphors

bgenaro's picture

Overall I'm really enjoying All Over Creation. The narration, characterizations, and metaphors all stand out to me and work to make the novel a very interesting read. The narration gives the reader an interesting perspective. The switch from first person in the beginning, to an omniscient third person narrator later on gives the reader a personal persepctive and an overall perspective of Yumi's life. Also, the numerous metaphors of potatoes and farmland to Yumi's life story is a great way to help the reader relate to Yumi's struggles as a teen and when she returns home.