Erin Bow Writing Styles in Plain Kate

Erin Bow
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is third person limited. The narration remains with Plain Kate throughout the novel, showing the story through her eyes. However, the point of view is limited because it remains with Plain Kate throughout and because there are occasional examples of the authorial voice, suggesting that Plain Kate is not the narrator, but the author is.

The point of view of this novel works well with the plot because it builds an intimate relationship between the main character and the reader. This point of view is also important because it keep the reader focused on the main character alone, without muddying the narration with the emotions and thoughts of other characters. This point of view tells a strong story without confusing the reader, therefore it works well with the plot.

Setting

The novel is set in a time period sometime...

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