Augusten Burroughs Writing Styles in Sellevision

Augusten Burroughs
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Point of View

The story is written in third person from an omniscient point of view. This is the only available option because there are multiple characters and events going on, some simultaneously. The details of the story would be too greatly limited if presented from a single character's point of view. The scenes are transitioned well so that the reader should have no trouble determining the current perspective. As a rule, these scene changes are handled by use of the character's name and a statement indicating the character's current situation. For example, Trish shows the diamond ring to her co-workers and that section begins with Trish's name and the action. When the story changes to an on-air segment hosted by Leigh, the first sentence is Leigh's on-air introduction of herself. The changes in perspective are explained fully throughout the story.

Setting

The story is set largely at the...

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