Virginia C. Andrews Writing Styles in Pearl in the Mist

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Point of View

Pearl in the Mist is recounted through the first-person narration of the protagonist Ruby. Readers are privy to all her inner thoughts and feelings on the action of the novel. She is a reliable narrator: having a reputation as a "goody two shoes" means she is genuine and transparent in her motives. Ruby acts mainly as a witness and reactor to the world in flux around her. She does not drive the action of the novel, frequently finding herself a victim to the hands of Fate, or, more likely, the manipulations of her twin Gisselle or stepmother Daphne. Ruby often finds herself in situations where she has to work backwards to piece together how she got there. She is fairly good at reconstructing the action to determine how Gisselle got her entangled in a mess. Although Ruby can accurately predict Gisselle's evil behavior, readers never get...

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