Doris Lessing Writing Styles in The Golden Notebook

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Point of View

The frame story Free Women is told from the third person point of view. It is, however, told through Anna's viewpoint. The reader is given insight on what Anna feels as well as her thoughts and emotions. The thoughts and emotions of other characters are presented through the filter of Anna. In Anna's notebooks, however, a different point of view is used. The black notebook, for instance, is written from Anna's first person point of view. When speaking of herself, Anna refers to herself as I. The blue and red notebooks are also written from the first person point of view. The yellow notebook, which tells the story of Ella and Paul, is told from the third person point of view. In the yellow notebook, the events are told through Ella's viewpoint. The golden notebook is also written from Anna's first person point of view. Unlike...

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