Zilpha Keatley Snyder | Critical Essay by Margaret P. Esmonde

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Zilpha Keatley Snyder.
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Critical Essay by Margaret P. Esmonde

In her books, Below The Root and And All Between, Zilpha K. Snyder chooses to examine man's inhumanity to fellow man arising out of the abuse of power…. In her sequel And All Between, Snyder attempts an interesting literary experiment. The same story told in the first book is now told from the point of view of [a different character]…. The first reaction to the technique is "what an easy way to write a second novel," but a fairer assessment of Snyder's attempt to provide a dual point of view must be made. The dual narration is an interesting innovation, but it would have been more effective if the two points of view could have been integrated into one novel to avoid the repetition of so much of the dialogue. In this second book, the plot...

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