Julia Glass Writing Styles in And the Dark Sacred Night

Julia Glass
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Point of View

And the Dark Sacred Night is written in the third person limited point of view. As this viewpoint uses only pronouns such as "she" and "he," readers are privy only to the characters' actions, but not their private thoughts. For example, the author writes, "She goes upstairs to dress. When she returns, she tells him she's going to the garden center to pick up salt hay, which goes on sale once Halloween scarecrows have served their purpose. Would he deal with the children's sink, which isn't draining properly? Would he transfer the clothes from the washer to the dryer when the cycle is done? Would he please rake" (10)? It would be interesting to know what crossed Kit's wife's mind when she went upstairs - to know what she is really thinking about Kit at that point - but readers can only guess.

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