Joan Bauer Writing Styles in Hope Was Here

Joan Bauer
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Point of View

Hope Was Here is written in the first person narrative. The narrator of the book is sixteen-year-old Hope Yancy. Hope was abandoned by both her parents and is being raised by her aunt, Addie. The reader is privy to all the confused feelings that Hope has about her rather vagabond existence and about not feeling wanted. Hope shares her conflicted feelings and pain about being abandoned by both her parents. Her mother wasn't equipped to care for a child and the identity of her father was unknown.

Hope is a spirited young girl and shows an inner strength throughout the story. She shares her intimate thoughts with the reader, revealing her reluctance to get too close to people because she's had to say good-bye way too many times in her young life. Hope is grateful for her aunt, the one constant person who never abandoned her...

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