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Lauren Wolk Writing Styles in Beyond the Bright Sea

Lauren Wolk
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Point of View

Beyond the Bright Sea is told in the first person with Crow, the main character serving as the narrator. Since this is Crow's story of self-discovery, it makes sense that she is the one relaying it. Beyond communicating the facts and events in the novel, Crow shares her feelings and concerns about how she is treated by the Islanders, her longing to know her biological parents and becoming comfortable with settling into her life once she gains a deeper understanding of herself and her family. This point of view gives readers the best vantage point for seeing and understanding not only events from Crow's perspective, but to also understand her emotions as she processes them in real time. While both Osh and Miss Maggie are present for the majority of the novel's events and communicate the main points, they both see life from very different...

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