Image credit: Museum Africa (Rise and Fall of Apartheid)
As we discussed in class, Burger’s Daughter shifts from a third person omniscient narrator to third person objective to third person plural to first person plural to first person singular. In many ways this is a novel about Rosa’s inner life, but it’s also a political novel. What point of view do you think is better suited to the goals of a political novel? Why? Provide at least one quote from the reading assigned for Monday to support your claim. Post your 200-250 word comment by 11:59 on Sunday 6/15 and come to class prepared to respond to two of your classmates’ comments.