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Jeanette Winterson Writing Styles in Sexing the Cherry

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Point of View

The point of view of Sexing the Cherry is first person. The point of view is limited, unreliable, unrealistic and alternating. This is proven by the fact that the narrator at any given point can only report upon their own subjective experiences and feelings. This point of view is important to the novel since it allows the reader to see the same scenes from several different perspectives and obtain a more realistic feel for that particular scene. Without this ability to see multiple perspectives, the reader could not see the many aspects of each scene.

The story is told using a fairly equal distribution of exposition and dialogue, though much of the exposition actually occurs more in the form of monologues as the character whose viewpoint is being given shares their thoughts and feelings during particular sections of the book. Much of the novel is focused...

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