Jennifer L. Holm Writing Styles in Our Only May Amelia

Jennifer L. Holm
This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Our Only May Amelia.
This section contains 644 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Our Only May Amelia Study Guide

Point of View

The novel is written as though it is the diary of a young girl. There is no dialogue, though the author does present words written as a person might have spoken them. The author presents her novel to the reader as though May Amelia has written it all down, using direct statements and drawing out scenes for the reader, but not writing it all as a novelist might do. There are no quotation marks and many statements are written in capital letters to stress the anger or importance behind them.

The novel is written in the first person point of view. This point of view often restricts the reader to just one viewpoint and therefore one narrow view of events. The novel also presents all that the main character sees, giving the reader clues to the motives and actions of other characters that the narrator herself...

(read more)

This section contains 644 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Our Only May Amelia Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Our Only May Amelia from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook