Torey Hayden Writing Styles in Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her

Torey Hayden
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The novel Ghost Girl is told from the first person point of view of Torey Hayden. Torey acts as both the main character and narrator of this novel. Torey is a teacher who has transferred from a research clinic to a special education teaching position in the small town of Pecking. The use of the first person point of view seems ideal for this story because it allows the reader to discover information about Jadie's situation as Torey learns this information. Torey knows only what information Jadie gives her through their short one-on-one sessions after school. In the same manner, Torey does not have inside information into the thoughts and minds of the other characters except through any conversations that she has with other characters.

The book is equally dedicated to both description and dialogue. It is through description that Torey gives her opinions and descriptions...

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