Related Topics

Catherine Ryan Hyde Writing Styles in Don't Let Me Go

Catherine Ryan Hyde
This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Don't Let Me Go.
This section contains 260 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Don't Let Me Go Study Guide

Point of View

Catherine Ryan Hyde writes "Don't Let Me Go" from the third-person limited-omniscient perspective. The third-person perspective allows Hyde to alternate between the characters of Billy and Grace, respectively, and the situations and events with which they are faced. It also allows the reader a single, unifying voice against a host of diverse people. The limited-omniscient compels the reader to remain in time with the characters, knowing no more than the characters know as they learn, securing a hint of drama about the novel, and keeping the reader guessing.

Language and Meaning

Catherine Ryan Hyde writes "Don't Let Me Go" in language that is simple and straightforward. This is done for at least three reasons. The first is that Grace is a nine year-old girl, and so her language will be relatively simple and straightforward. The simplicity of the prose makes her character more believable. Billy...

(read more)

This section contains 260 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Don't Let Me Go Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Don't Let Me Go from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook