George Hodgman Writing Styles in Bettyville

George Hodgman
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Point of View

The story is told from the first person narrative point of view. This means that the author tells the story directly in his own words. As the narrator, George uses the pronoun of "I" throughout because the story is being told just as he sees it or experienced it. With the first person narrative point of view, the reader has access to the thoughts and feelings of the narrator only. What is going on in the heads of any other people in the story is only speculative as the reader does not have the privilege of seeing them.

As George goes from present day to flashbacks in the story, he still maintains the first person narrative point of view. The story is his and the reader will learn only what he author wants him or her to learn. The first person narrative point of view...

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