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Colette Writing Styles in Cheri and The Last of Cheri

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Style

Point of View

Both Cheri and The Last of Cheri are written in the third person omniscient point of view, which means that an unknown narrator is telling the story and sometimes lets the readers into the thoughts and feelings of certain characters. The author gives details about settings and events as though narrating but will interject personal thoughts from the characters, especially Lea and Cheri. These personal thoughts are not available or known to any other characters, which make them private and let only the reader in on the true thoughts and feelings. A good example of this is in The Last of Cheri when Cheri visits Lea and finds her gray hair and obese body repugnant. As Cheri watches Lea move about the room and talk to him he is repulsed by her and lets the reader know his disgust while carrying on a very polite conversation...

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Cheri and The Last of Cheri from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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