Tom Robbins Writing Styles in Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

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Point of View

The book is told from the point of view of Dr. Robbins. While the Dr. is a character in the book, he does not reveal that he is the author until the last pages unfold. His narrative is told from two different perspectives: third person omniscient and first person.Throughout the novel, the third person omniscient is used by Robbins. By using this point of view, the author is able to tell the reader about the feelings of many characters. Thus the author gives his readers the most intimate details, feelings, and notions of each of the characters. While the reader may not always feel as though the author is reliable, since he often interjects his own thoughts into narrative, he can accurately report on the happenings of Sissy and the cowgirls at the Rubber Rose Ranch.

Throughout the novel, Robbins interjects a first person point...

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