Ann B. Ross Writing Styles in Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind: A Novel

Ann B. Ross
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Point of View

Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind is written in the first person, from the point of view of Julia Springer, the main character of the novel. This is helpful to the reader, as it gives one insight into the thoughts and feelings of Julia as her life changes dramatically. At the outset of the novel, Julia is a bit self-involved, and acts superior to those around her. Because the novel is written in the first person, the reader is aware that Julia's superior attitude is based more on a sense of feeling inferior. Julia's bravado is based on trying to seem more in control than she is. The novel being written in the present tense gives the reader a sense of how Julia is feeling, and the fast pace involved.

The novel is written in equal parts dialogue and descriptive passages. The dialogue allows one to see...

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