Jennifer Echols Writing Styles in Going Too Far

Jennifer Echols
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view, from the perspective of the main character and narrator, Meg. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time after Meg is in remission from her cancer. The past represents the time leading up to her diagnosis.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Meg. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Meg's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The novel is set primarily in a small town in Alabama...

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