Jamie McGuire Writing Styles in Beautiful Disaster

Jamie McGuire
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Point of View

"Beautiful Disaster" is written from the perspective of a first-person narrator, Abby Abernathy, the main character and protagonist of the novel. Abby's point of view is limited, proven by the fact that she can only share the things that she experiences, feels, witnesses or that someone else tells her. As a narrator, Abby is generally reliable, though her observations are based on her own perceptions which, at times, might be subjectively related to her own feelings. An example would be her reaction to Travis bringing two girls home. While he looks promiscuous from her perspective, he is actually reacting to the insults he overheard which offended him. Abby's perspective as narrator benefits the story as a whole because it keeps the focus on the developing relationship between Abby and Travis, as well as the reasons behind her hesitation is pursuing this relationship.

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