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Kaffir Boy Narrator Point of View

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Narrator Point of View

First Person (Central Narrator)

The entire book is told from Mark Mathabane's point of view. Kaffir Boy is his autobiography, and every scene is offered from his perspective. The narrative is grounded in Mark's experience, although he does extrapolate from his experience to explain to the readers that life in Alexandra was similar to life in other parts of apartheid South Africa, and his family was not alone is suffering through extreme poverty and hardship.

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