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Ann Brashares Writing Styles in Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

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Style

Points of View

The story is told from the third person point of view. While Tibby is the narrator, she includes the other girls' thoughts and feelings in the third person narration. In this way, each of the four girls' character is developed. Tibby is privy to their inner experiences through her close friendship with them, and so, in a way, the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is truly the narrator of the story.

The characters, other than the four girls, don't relay their opinions or experiences to the reader. However, their characters are strongly developed through their actions and words. This is particularly true of Valia. It is impossible not to feel her displeasure at being forced to live with her son when she wants to be back home with her friends in Greece. Annik's personality is also revealed through this style when she mentions that she has...

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