Jesse is a short story, from 2012 and it is written by Joy Boothe. The Short story takes place in 1957 Alabama USA and is about a little girl named Jesse who grew up in a traditional family, with both her parents and her little sister.
At the start of the story, we hear about Jesse´s uncle who coincidentally also is named Jesse.
The point of view in the story is written in the first person and is told by Jesse. When a short story is written in the first person, it has various affecting for us as readers.
first of all, the first-person makes the short story more personal, because we get to know the protagonist's thoughts and feelings
but it also makes the short story more untrustworthy, because we only know the narrator's thoughts. I i i i I i i
We follow and learn about Jesse throughout the story from when she was a little girl until she became an adult woman.