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Alex Sánchez Writing Styles in Rainbow Boys

Alex Sánchez
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Style

Point of View

This novel is recounted in the first-person narration from the revolving point of view of its three main characters: Nelson, Jason, and Kyle. First-person narration means that the reader accesses the thoughts and emotions of each narrator directly through their own thoughts. Because of this, the reader experiences the same events multiple times, through the varying perspectives of the characters. This is an interesting choice because it creates layers of understanding. Often, characters have conversations and make assumptions about how other characters are feeling. For example, Nelson and Kyle often have conversations about their relationship in which Nelson is sure that Kyle is coming on to him. When the narration switches to Kyle's perspective, however, he reveals that he is only interested in Nelson as a friend. Because of this full disclosure and complete access into the character's thoughts, there are very few mysteries in the...

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