Rita Mae Brown Writing Styles in Rubyfruit Jungle

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Point of View

Rubyfruit Jungle is told from a first person, limited point of view. In this way, the audience is attuned to the main character's thoughts and ideas. This point of view also makes it easier for audiences to relate to Molly who is a homosexual. The reader becomes attuned to the fact that she is not much different from anyone else. Her homosexuality does not define her and she is still a very driven, intelligent woman. Audiences are able to share in her sorrows as well as her joys, which make her character much more rounded and easy to sympathize with.

Molly narrates the story in past tense, but in particular moments of great intensity, she shifts into the present to depict the strength of the emotion she feels or the beauty of a moment. These shifts to the present signify that though the events occurred...

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