Rita Murphy Writing Styles in Bird

Rita Murphy
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Point of View

Bird is written from the first-person point of view, specifically from Miranda's perspective. All of Miranda's thoughts and concerns are open and clear to the reader. The reader will never encounter the inner thought lives of others. In fact, Bird keeps the thought processes and personal information of all other characters somewhat of a mystery. Part of this is to further developing Miranda's character. She is in many ways naïve and suffers from significant memory loss. She has also been trapped within the Manor and its nearby vicinity for years and has learned little of her surroundings. Consequently, the point of view of Miranda is rather narrow.

Bird is a simple story for young adults. As such, the point of view is pretty transparent and focused. Miranda is quiet and cautious. She is inventive and has a lively imagination. She is also curious and longs...

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