Writing Styles in Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

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Point of View

Helen Fielding tells her novel Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy using the first-person, limited-omniscient point of view from the perspective of main character and principal protagonist Bridget Jones. This is done for at least two primary reasons. First, the events of the novel directly relate to Bridget. Therefore, there is no one better to tell Bridget’s story than Bridget. The second reason is that the first-person perspective allows the reader to develop a personal relationship with Bridget. The reader is able to experience firsthand the things that Bridget feels and experiences, making her story the reader’s story as well.

Language and Meaning

Helen Fielding tells her novel Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy in language that is simple, quick, and straight-to-the-point. In keeping with Bridget’s characterization as a working mom-on-the-go and combined with the advent of modern technology in ways never...

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