Deborah Levy Writing Styles in Hot Milk

Deborah Levy
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Point of View

Hot Milk is told through the first-person narration of Sofia Papastergiadis. She is a British woman in her mid-twenties who has traveled to Spain with her mother Rose. She has abandoned her doctoral studies in anthropology.

She sees herself as broken because she does not have a family of her own or a career. Sofia views her mother as controlling and has abandonment issues with her father Christos. When she meets Christos’ baby daughter Evangeline, she sees the child as part of her father’s replacement family.

At Dr. Gómez’ suggestion, Sofia is tasked with taking more chances in her life. This leads to her relationships with both Juan and Ingrid. She is confused about the way Ingrid treats her, whether it be how Ingrid appreciates Sofia’s body or says and does things that hurt her, such as when Ingrid holds her under...

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