Jodi Picoult Writing Styles in Second Glance

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Point of View

Parts one and three of this novel are in the third-person point of view. These chapters have multiple narrators, moving from character to character multiple times in the course of a single chapter. The third-person narration of these chapters is omniscient, allowing the reader to hear and see the narrators thoughts and emotions. In the second part of the novel, however, the point of view changes to the first-person point of view. In these chapters, the narrator is Cecelia Pike, a young mother-to-be who learns the truth of her paternity just weeks before her first child is to be born.

The point of view of this novel shifts quite often in this novel. The first and last parts of the novel are in the third person, allowing the reader to get to know many characters quickly. This also allows the reader to see multiple sections of...

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