Absolutely Maybe Style
Point of View
The novel is written in the first person point of view, from the perspective of the main character, Maybe Chestnut. The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Maybe. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Maybe's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.
The novel takes place in Kissimmee, Florida and Los Angeles, California during the 21st century. The main characters are involved in the daily life of living with an alcoholic mother and then trying to make it on her own as a teenage runaway..
The setting of this novel works well...