Mavis Jukes Writing Styles in Like Jake and Me

Mavis Jukes
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Point of View

The story is told in the third person point of view. The author tells her story through the eyes of Alex, a young boy who is struggling to find his place in his new family with stepfather, Jake. The author reveals all of Alex's thoughts and emotions through the use of the third person omniscient point of view.

The point of view of this story works well because it allows a quick intimacy between the reader and the main character of the story. Short stories such as this one have to grab the reader from the first lines in order to quickly develop an intimacy that is important to keep the reader interested in the overall story. For this reason, this author chose a point of view that would allow her to tell the story through the eyes of the main character in a realistic voice...

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