Chris Kraus Writing Styles in I Love Dick

Chris Kraus
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Point of View

The author uses multiple perspectives throughout the novel, but the primary point of view in I Love Dick is Chris, the woman at the center of the book. A third-person narrator gives the reader background about what needs to be known to give context for the how and why the letters are being written. This also allows the reader neutral insights into the marriage between Chris and Sylvère.

The majority of the book is comprised of letters, but they are not all written by Chris. Sylvère also writes to Dick, allowing for Sylvère’s point of view to be accessed. Because Chris and Sylvère are sharing their letters to Dick with each other, Sylvère is able to comment on Chris and her state of being. Sylvère is both excited and worried about the role that Dick is playing in...

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