Julie Anne Peters Writing Styles in Define "Normal"

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Points of View

This story is told in the first person point of view: Antonia's. It is written as a fourteen year old would write it. It uses the type of language that would be appropriate for a girl of Antonia's age. She has a distinct view of the way she sees things. There is no question as to what she is thinking or feeling at any one time. The text is written so that it is obvious to the reader what Antonia is going through. Even though it may not be obvious to Antonia, the reader feels for her when she is upset.

Antonia casts a clear picture of Jazz in particular. Her feelings about Jazz are particular: She thinks Jazz is trouble and expresses this in great detail through her inner dialogue. It is also easy to see Antonia's fear over her mother's condition and her own...

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