Susan Gregg Gilmore Writing Styles in Looking For Salvation at the Dairy Queen

Susan Gregg Gilmore
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Point of View

The Point of View in this novel is first-person from Catherine Grace's perspective. This POV is a good choice because the reader can only see things from her perspective, and since the novel is mainly concerned with her widening her gaze and taking a better look at the things around her, the reader is allowed to grow through that change with her.

Language and Meaning

This novel takes place in the deep south in the 1960s and 1970s, so there is a heavy use of southern lingo and dropped endings to remind the reader exactly where they are. This is effective particularly because the setting of the novel is so important. With the reminder of where the story is taking place, the reader can recall how the time and place is affecting the thoughts and attitudes of the characters.

Structure

With the heavy emphasis on...

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