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Journey into the Whirlwind | Study Guide

Eugenia Ginzburg

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Eugenia Ginzburg

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Autobiography, Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Journey into the Whirlwind is told from the author's perspective in first person, both as a participant in events as they occurred and as an older writer, reflecting on them.


Journey into the Whirlwind is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title, Journey into the Whirlwind, describes the author's personal journey into a world beyond anything she ever could have imagined or expected. The whirlwind is a metaphor for this world, which defies logic and reason.


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