Charlaine Harris Writing Styles in Day Shift

Charlaine Harris
This Study Guide consists of approximately 77 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Day Shift.
This section contains 693 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Day Shift Study Guide

Point of View

The narrative is written from the third-person point-of-view of Manfred, Olivia and Joe. At different times, the narrator is in the head of the three primary characters. In other words, the narrative shifts between the experiences of the three Midnight residents. This is appropriate as it helps readers follow the different narratives that take place in the novel. One narrative is that of Manfred as he tries to prove that he did not steal Rachel’s jewelry and that he had nothing to do with her death. Another narrative is that of Joe and how he helps the citizens of Midnight who are vulnerable. The third narrative is that of Olivia and her role in helping Manfred prove his innocence. Olivia’s point of view is particularly well handled as it shows the struggle that she faces between her different personalities, that of the killer...

(read more)

This section contains 693 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Day Shift Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Day Shift from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook