Laura Ruby Writing Styles in Bone Gap

Laura Ruby
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Point of View

Like many novels, "Bone Gap" is written in the third person omniscient point of view. This means that the author writes the story using third person pronouns such as "she" and "he." The author also has insight into what the characters are thinking which makes it an omniscient view, as opposed to a limited view where only the activities of the characters are reported. For example, the author writes, "As for Finn, well, they thought he was a little weird, but that was okay with them. 'Yeah, that boy's nuttier than a honey cluster,' they might say. 'But he's a fine-looking nut. A sharp nut. Our nut.' Finn, they were sure, had his heart in the right place. Just the way they did." In addition the author tells the story from the different perspectives of Finn, Sean, Roza, Petey, and Charlie Valentine in...

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