Writing Styles in Freedom (novel)

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Point of View

The author uses two different points-of-view in this chapter. The first view is Patty, but as a third person narrator. The author presents this through a document that Patty writes entitled "Mistakes Were Made." Through this peculiar point-of-view, the reader is privy to Patty's recollections of past events. However, due to this, we only really see Patty's side of things for the vast majority of the past-based narrative.

The other point-of-view is an unnamed third person narrator. The author uses this narrator to give the reader insight to happenings and thoughts that Patty is not aware of. The vast majority of this third person narration is used in chapters centered around Walter and Joey. Regardless of the different narrators, both use the past tense in explaining the book's events.

Language and Meaning

While the language within the novel is relatively consistent in terms of mature...

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