Cynthia Voigt Writing Styles in Dicey's Song

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Point of View

The novel is told in the third person omniscient point of view. The author tells the story through the eyes of Dicey Tillerman, the eldest of four children who have come to live with their maternal grandmother after an emotional breakdown on their mother's part. There are occasions of something similar to the authorial voice when Dicey tells the reader she cannot clearly remember when something took place or when she suggests that a long period of time has passed since the events she is describing took place.

The point of view of this novel is common in novels of this type. In this novel, the author remains with one narrator throughout the story without mind hopping into the thoughts and emotions of other characters. The author tells the reader everything the main character is thinking and feeling, while also giving the reader the impression that...

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