Lorene Cary Writing Styles in Black Ice

Lorene Cary
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Point of View

The point of view of Black Ice is first person. The point of view is reliable, proven by the fact that the narrator is also the author. The first person point of view works well for this book because it is a memoir. Lorene Carey, the narrator and author, reports on the actions and events of her own life story at St. Paul's prep school in New Hampshire. She tells the reader about her deepest and most personal inner feelings. For example, during her pregnancy scare, the reader receives an insider's view into her thoughts and her deepest fears of being pregnant. The first person point of view is important to the book because it shows the emotional growth of the main character. There would not be the dramatic impact of this growth and development if not for the reader's insider view into the thoughts and...

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