So Long a Letter

by Mariama Ba

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What are the advantages of the epistolary technique in Mariama Ba's "So Long A Letter"?

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Epistolary tecniques are excellent ways for the character's feelings to be portrayed without breaking point of view, or having to reveal it through dialogue between characters.

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