L.A. Meyer Writing Styles in In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber (Bloody...

L.A. Meyer
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Point of View

The story is told from Jacky's point of view and is entirely in the first person. Occasionally the author uses letters written to and from Jaimy and Jacky to shed light on the action that is taking place in Jacky's absence. The majority of Sections 1 and 2 are narration and flashback. Occasionally there are pieces of dialogue, but mainly the first two sections are meant for Jacky to explain how she got to where she is and to set up the plot. The pacing for the first half of the book is slow since most of the action is in the past tense.

Setting

The story begins as Jacky makes her way to Boston on the Morningstar. There is a brief amount of time spent at the Lawson Peabody school, and then the majority of the action takes place in the Hold of the Bloodhound bound for...

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