Melissa Kantor Writing Styles in If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?

Melissa Kantor
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Point of View

If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince? is written from a first person perspective. The author utilizes Lucy's perspective to tell the story and, as a result, the reader is easily able to see, feel and understand her thoughts, reasoning and emotions. The writing style allows the reader to get an immediate sense for who Lucy is, her thoughts about herself, her perspective on life and the reasons why she has the perspective she has. The first person perspective of the book offers the reader insight into Lucy's intelligence, independence and sarcasm, as well as her insecurities, hurts and anger.

Since Lucy and the reader experience events in the book simultaneously, Lucy's intelligence and vivid descriptions allow the reader to clearly experience Lucy's anger with feeling abandoned, lonely and unimportant, her struggle with feeling oppressed by her step-mother and step-sisters, the difficulties she experiences...

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