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E. L. James Writing Styles in Fifty Shades Darker

E. L. James
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Point of View

The story is written in first person, exclusively from the perspective of Ana Steele. The limited first person perspective means the reader does not know the thoughts of other characters, unless they are revealed to Ana. In some cases, the thoughts and feelings of other characters are revealed through dialogue. In other scenes, Ana guesses at them. In both cases, she has no way of knowing for certain if she is correct in her assessment. That means the reader is also not certain.

The first person perspective also means that Ana is constantly revealing her thoughts and feelings. In some scenes, she wavers so fully from one extreme to the other that some readers may lose interest. In that respect, the first person perspective may be too revealing.

Ana seems to be honest and reliable as a narrator. She does not hold back her hopes...

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