Lydia Millet Writing Styles in Love in Infant Monkeys

Lydia Millet
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Point of View

The point of view varies from story to story, but the change is easily detected by the reader. For instance, the reader learns Madonna's thoughts throughout Chapter 1: Sexing the Pheasant, but receives additional general knowledge from the narrator, indicating a third person limited point of view. The same point of view technique is used in Chapter 3: Sir Henry, when the narrator gives insight into the dog walker's thoughts. Chapter 6: Love in Infant Monkeys also utilizes a third person limited point of view and gives the reader access to Harlow's thoughts.

Chapter 4: Thomas Edison and Vasil Golakov is narrated in the third person point of view, but the narration is treated differently than the third person limited chapters discussed previously. In this chapter, the author uses third person narration to create analysis. Facts are presented, but not in an omniscient fashion, and analyzed by the narrator...

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