Monica Furlong Writing Styles in Juniper

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Point of View

The point of view of "Juniper" is recounted from the first-person perspective. This point of view is limited and reliable. This is proven by the fact that the narrator, Juniper, knows only her own thoughts and feelings without having access to the interior mental workings of the other characters. Still, she does have unique insights into other characters because of her power as a doran. This allows her to see Angharad's goodness and wisdom, Euny's strength and Meroot's evil intentions and jealousy. The use of this first-person point of view is very useful for the novel's development as it allows the reader to focus on Juniper's growth, both as a doran and as a person.

The distribution between exposition and dialogue in this novel is fairly equal. This distribution is used to show Juniper's interactions with other characters as well as her observations about other characters...

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