Jamie Ford Writing Styles in Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Jamie Ford
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Point of View

This story is told from the point of view of a third person narrator. The narration focuses on Henry Lee, both as a young teen and later as a new widower who tries to reunite with the love of his youth.

Since this is a story about Henry’s coming of age and his realization that he has different goals for his life than his father has lined out for him, it is important for the narrator to focus on Henry. If there was not this direct focus, the reader would not be able to follow as clearly the changes in Henry as he befriends Keiko and her parents and realizes they are not the threat that his father believes they are.

Although a first person point of view might have worked, it could have put the reader in a position that was too close...

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