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Terra Elan McVoy Writing Styles in After the Kiss

Terra Elan McVoy
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Style

Point of View

The novel is written in verse. There are two different narrators. Camille writes in the second person, referring to herself as you throughout the novel. Camille's verse is a modern type of poetry that does not include rhymes, but is more like thoughts randomly meandering over the page. Becca writes in the first person. Becca's poetry is more traditional, a rhyming poetry that is random in its style, but reminiscent of both classical and modern writers.

The point of view of the novel is as unique as the two characters who serve as narrators. Camille is a hip, modern girl whose writing is also hip. Camille's point of view is distant, as though she is talking to herself inside her own head, but it also invites the reader inside to see and feel Camille's emotions right alongside her. Becca, on the other hand, is more traditional...

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