Jan Karon Writing Styles in At Home in Mitford

Jan Karon
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Point of View

At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon is written in the third person. This is helpful to the reader, as it gives insight into the thoughts and feelings of the characters in the novel. This is especially important regarding the main character, Father Tim. One of the main focuses of the novel is Father Tim questioning his abilities as the leader of his parish. Throughout the novel, the reader is able to understand the actions of Father Tim, and the reasons behind them. The reader is also privy to the feelings of Father Tim. As the rector struggles through a year in MItford, the reader is able is able to understand how Tim is able to grow and overcome the inner battle to better himself.

Then novel has quite a bit dialogue that give the reader a clearer picture of the people that live in the...

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