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Sally Thorne Writing Styles in 99 Percent Mine

Sally Thorne
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Point of View

The novel is narrated in the third-person, exclusively from Darcy's perspective. The author places no limitations on the access to her inner thoughts, allowing the reader to understand her true motivations and conflicts, though she is not always truthful with the people in her life. In fact, she is often untruthful with the people closest to her, or she works actively to conceal her thoughts and feelings out of fear of judgement or rejection. For example, Darcy reveals how fearful she was to reveal her feelings to Tom, choosing instead to confide in Loretta and flee to Europe. Although she describes Tom's eyes as "mild and have no bad memories in them when he looks down at me" (107), she never managed the courage to share her feelings before it was too late. The point of view expressed by Darcy does not exhibit a desire to...

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