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Bastard Out of Carolina | Study Guide

Dorothy Allison

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Overview

Author

Dorothy Allison

Year Published

1992

Type

Novel

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Bastard Out of Carolina is narrated in the first person by the main character, Bone. Bone's perspective includes knowledge of events she didn't witness, events she was too young to remember, and even other characters' thoughts.

Tense

Bastard Out of Carolina is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The bastard of the title refers to the narrator, Ruth Anne, called Bone throughout most of the novel.

Summary

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