‘The Help’, Minny, chapter 10, p. 128-129

How does this passage represent Stockett’s style

This passage represents Stockett’s style of using the accent of the main chapter characters as the method of writing. Minny, an African American, is portrayed not only with words and dialogue, but the way her chapter is written. By writing this way Stockett is able to add irony from the perspective of Minny, which is mainly used where she tells Aibileen to tell Miss Skeeter sarcastic comments about how much they enjoy working for the whites.

How does this passage represent the novel as a ‘Female Voice’

‘The Help’ is written around the perspective of Aibileen, a female African-American servant who serves of Miss Leefolt,

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