Doris Gates Writing Styles in Blue Willow

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Point of View

The book is presented in third person from an omniscient perspective. The majority of the story is seen from Janey's point of view, but there are some aspects that are presented from other perspectives. For example, as the story opens, Janey is showing Lupe the blue willow plate. Janey is preparing to tell Lupe the story and Lupe expects that it's going to be something incredible, based on Janey's tone and actions. The reader knows the thoughts of both girls. This is important because it shows the reader the motivation behind the emerging friendship. Janey would not realize Lupe's thoughts at this point and Lupe would not realize Janey's. Because the reader needs to know the thoughts of both girls, the omniscient perspective is necessary. There are some other instances in which this is true, usually between Lupe and Janey. For the most part, the reader...

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