Voice and perspective: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

IB English A Literature: Voice and perspective: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

The following passage from Roddy Doyle"s Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha has always been a favourite. It captures a child"s point of view with beautiful simplicity: the warmth and safety of home, the delicious secrecy of a special hiding place, and then, at the end, the sadness of getting older and bigger. It is also a great passage for some focused work on narrative perspective. The first person child narrator is an interesting...

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