Scott Westerfeld Writing Styles in Pretties

Scott Westerfeld
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is the third person. The author tells his story through the eyes of Tally Youngblood, a new pretty. Tally has become pretty in order to test a cure for the lesions given to pretties during their initial surgery, but the surgery has caused her to forget her promise and the purpose of the cure. However, Zane, the leader of the clique to which Tally belongs, helps her remain bubbly long enough to find the cure and share it with him.

By telling his story through Tally exclusively, the author allows the reader to become intimately involved with Tally and in her story. Tally is a complex character who appears very shallow at the beginning of the novel, but slowly becomes more than a pretty face, returning her mind to its previous state without help of a cure or surgical...

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