What kinds of points-of-view does Jhumpa Lahiri use in Unaccustomed Earth? Please be a little detailed. Thank you.
There are multiple different points of view used in Jhumpa Lahiri's novel Unaccustomed Earth. The novel is broken into two sections. The first section contains five stories ("Unaccustomed Earth," "Hell-Heaven," "A Choice of Accommodations," "Only Goodness" and "Nobody's Business"). The second section of the novel contains three stories ("Once in a Lifetime," "Year's End" and "Going Ashore").
There are two main points of view used throughout the collection of stories in the novel. Both first-person and third person narration are used over the course of the stories. The first section of stories is predominately written using first-person, while the second section of stories is written in first person (with the exception of "Going Ashore" which is written using a third person omniscient (all knowing) narrator). "One in a Lifetime" is written from Hema's point of view, while "Year's End" is written from Kaushik's.