Gabrielle Zevin Writing Styles in Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

Gabrielle Zevin
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view, from the perspective of main character, Naomi Porter. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time after Naomi's amnesia. The past represents the time leading up to the amnesia.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Naomi Porter. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Naomi's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The novel is set primarily in Tarrytown, New York during the 21st century. The main characters are...

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