Samantha Mabry Writing Styles in All the Wind in the World

Samantha Mabry
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Point of View

The novel is written in first person from the limited perspective of Sarah Jacqueline Crow. The limited perspective means the reader does not know what other characters are thinking. The reader must depend on the dialogue and on Sarah's observations. Sarah is a young girl who has faced challenges and brutality, and her perspective is somewhat skewed by her experiences. She is not a trusting person, and she holds herself aloof from people who might have been offering honest friendship, including Leo. While most of Sarah's statements seem to be honest, the reader has to remember to evaluate them based on Sarah's shortcomings.

In some cases, Sarah's limited perspective falls short, and the reader is left with some mysteries. The main example is why James falls in love with Farrah, why they marry, and whether Farrah's illness is cured during her time in El Paso...

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