Jodi Picoult Writing Styles in Plain Truth

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Point of View

The point of view of this novel shifts from one chapter to the next. In many of the chapters, the author uses the third person omniscient point of view. This point of view allows the writer to shift from the point of view of one character to that of another, often telling her story through the eyes of many characters throughout one chapter. In other chapters, the author uses the first person point of view, narrating the story specifically from Ellie's first person viewpoint. This shifting point of view is characteristic of this author and it allows the reader to get a sense of who the main character is intended to be and to get a good sense of that character, allowing an emotional attachment to build between reader and character. This emotional attachment is important in order for the emotional impact of the plot to...

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