White Trash Primer Analysis

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In the short story “White Trash Primer”, by Lacy M. Johnson, a young woman undergoes drastic changes and hardships throughout her life. The literary technique used in this story is primarily voice. The story is told in a unique point of view as it allows the reader to go through the hardships that the narrator is going through. Rather than using first person or third person, she uses second person point of view. This type of literary technique allows the readers to vividly see through the lens of narrator themselves.
Similar to the unique use of voice in Johnson’s short story, Maxine Hong Kingston’s “No Name Women” uses the literary technique of plot structure in a unique way that switches the reader from present to past. The story is about

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