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Overview

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Author

Jamaica Kincaid

Year Published

1985

Type

Novel

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Annie John is narrated in first person from the perspective of Annie John, who as an adult, looks back on her coming of age.

Tense

Annie John is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Annie John names the protagonist, whose name is not cited in the first several chapters of the book. In fact, the protagonist does not speak her name aloud until the book's end. Throughout this coming-of-age novel, the protagonist grows into her identity as Annie John.

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