Laura Dave Writing Styles in Eight Hundred Grapes

Laura Dave
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Point of View

The majority of the story is told from the first person narrative point of view. This means that the author tells the story directly in the words of the protagonist, Georgia. Georgia uses the pronoun of "I" throughout because the story is being told just as she sees it or experienced it. With the first person narrative point of view, the reader has access to the thoughts and feelings of the narrator only. What is going on in the heads of any other people in the story is only speculative, as the reader does not have the privilege of seeing them.

The chapters that are related in flashbacks to the early days of Dan and Jen’s marriage and purchase of the winery are related from a third person narrator in the past tense. The perspective of the narrative is focused on Dan with limited...

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