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Myla Goldberg
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Point of View

The author writes Feast Your Eyes primarily from Samantha Preston's first person point of view. Sam's vantage, however, exists alongside the patchwork of a series of other first person accounts, including those of her mother Lillian's, and her mother's companion's, Patricia, Deb, Ken, Grete, Nina, and Sam Decker. In this way, the sole narrative authority does not belong strictly to Sam. Because Sam was a little girl for the majority of her mother's artistic career, and as a young woman excluded Lillian from her life, Sam must rely upon her mother's journals, photographs, and the accounts from her closest friends to piece her story back together.

Sam's portions of the narrative appear as extended captions of over 100 of Lillian's photographs. Sam describes the images her mother captured, and then provides the backstory behind the photograph, as well as her mother's seeming relationship with the piece...

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