Nicholas Sparks (author) Writing Styles in Message in a Bottle

Nicholas Sparks (author)
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is third person. The main character, Theresa Osborne, is often the character through whom the author tells his story. However, when Theresa meets Garrett Blake, the story can occasionally switch to his point of view without warning. The third person point of view allows the reader to see the story through the eyes of a specific character and to see that character's emotions, without giving the additional intimacy of a first person point of view.

The point of view of this novel works because it allows the reader to see the actions of the plot through the eyes of the main character, Theresa Osborne. It is essential to the development of the plot that the readers know about Theresa's frame of mind and the decisions she makes based on those thoughts. Therefore, it is important that the reader be...

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