Samantha Hunt Writing Styles in Mr. Splitfoot

Samantha Hunt
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Point of View

The two narratives within this story are divided by both action and point of view. In the narrative where a younger Ruth is the central focus, a third person limited narrator tells the story. The sentences are short, direct, and most choppy. In the second narrative, readers follow pregnant Cora and Ruth as they walk a very long journey to an unannounced location. This narrative remains in Cora's head, allowing readers to follow the story with a first person limited point of view. Because each narrative is told from a limited perspective, readers are constantly left to wonder about the many mysteries in the tale. Even the end of the story leaves a mystery in place for readers, and participants are left wondering what happens after the story ends.

Language and Meaning

The author of the novel, Samantha Hunt, maintains a dark tone that is...

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