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Ally Condie Writing Styles in Matched

Ally Condie
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Point of View

"Matched" is a story about Cassia. It is written by the author, Ally Condie, who is a retired English teacher and a mother of three sons.The novel is written as a first-person narrative, which helps the reader delve into Cassia's mind and her innermost feelings. As a youth on the cusp of the adult world, Cassia's thoughts and feelings about the future are highly relatable. The world she lives in is different enough from our own to be intriguing, yet similar enough to ours that the reader realizes the book is a true political statement.

The first-person narrative allows the reader to step into Cassia's shoes while the reader remains omniscient. The reader understands actions and repercussions for the actions so there is a real connection as the reader watches Cassie go through her thought processes - as she tries to come to terms with...

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