Jennifer Weiner Writing Styles in Little Earthquakes

Jennifer Weiner
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Point of View

Little Earthquakes is written in two different points of view. The opening chapter is written in a first person point of view, meaning the reader is seeing, hearing and feeling everything through the narrator's eyes. Lia is the narrator here and the reader feels her pain as she describes how she felt after the death of her baby. She writes in the first person, I, and with each of her successive chapters this is the way the story is told, in the first person point of view.

The rest of the novel is told in the third person point of view, with viewpoints from Becky, Ayinde and Kelly. These four protagonists share the spotlight equally and take turns having a leading role in the novel, each one's story being told in turn. Weiner jumps from one person to another as she unravels the story of each...

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