Robin Benway Writing Styles in Far From the Tree

Robin Benway
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Point of View

The novel is told in third-person narration, through the perspectives of the three siblings according to their chapter. Each perspective changes depending on the sibling's experience of their family and ideas of themselves. Grace's sections focus on her relationship to Peach and her struggles with bullies and her newfound friendship with Rafe. Her sections also focus on re-telling the other siblings' experiences through her conversations with Rafe. In Maya's sections, more anger and frustration is evident, since she feels excluded from her family and worried about her mother's alcoholism. In Joaquin's chapters, Joaquin opens up to Ana, her therapist, and reveals elements of his past experiences in foster homes, along with his deepest fears of abandonment.

During the chapter's shifts in perspectives, the reader learns about the secrets that each sibling keeps. Those secrets are kept from one another, but eventually, when they are revealed...

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