Nina LaCour Writing Styles in Hold Still

Nina LaCour
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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is the first-person perspective of Caitlin Madison, a sixteen-year-old junior in high school who has recently lost her best friend as a result of suicide. This point of view is necessary, as the focus of the novel is on Caitlin's overcoming of her grief, and the power of her friends and family's actions to overcome their own issues, and help Caitlin with hers, as well. The point of view is reliable, in that the narrator knows Caitlin's actions, as well as her emotions, inner thoughts, and feelings. Since these are central to the themes in the novel, this first person point of view is necessary in order to create a believable environment in the novel. The emotional growth of Caitlin, as well as her developing sense of the world around her, would not be as clear or well understood...

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