Beth Revis Writing Styles in Across the Universe

Beth Revis
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Across the Universe by Beth Revis is written in the first person point of view, through the eyes of the two main characters, Amy and Elder. The chapters alternate between each character, at first giving background information and establishing the characters in their separate worlds before coming together in the same place - Godspeed - the ship that launched almost three hundred years ago from Sol-Earth to begin a new civilization elsewhere.

The reader will most likely have the easiest time relating to Amy, at least at first, since she is someone from present day. Elder is from 250 years in the future and as such, has many different experiences from the reader.

The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the modern world of space travel and its advantages and pitfalls through the eyes two people...

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