Carolyn Parkhurst Writing Styles in Lost and Found

Carolyn Parkhurst
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Point of View

The point of view used in Lost and Found by author Carolyn Parkhurst is a third-person omniscient narration in which a panoramic view of the entire story is given. This is revealed in the changing first person perspectives of each character as represented by the chapter named for them. Each of the main characters is presented revealing the thoughts and feelings they have. Using this method, the author is able to inform the reader of each character's knowledge and experiences, as told from their individual perspectives. The narration is reliable and competent without confusion or conflict.

This style of writing is almost essential for this kind of a story where teams are pitted against each other in an effort to win a great deal of money, and each team is selected for its potential for dramatic or explosive film opportunities. Each of the main characters is...

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