Jung Yun Writing Styles in Shelter: A Novel

Jung Yun
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Point of View

The novel is presented from a third-person narrator focused on the limited perspective of Kyung Cho. The limited perspective means the reader knows only what Kyung knows, and only makes new discoveries as Kyung makes them. The main example of the limited perspective is seen in the fact that Kyung and the reader believe Jin's account of the attack. He believes that the Perry brothers broke into the Cho's house with the plan to rob them, and that the brothers were responsible for all of Mae's injuries and all the damages done in the house. After police arrest Nat Perry, Kyung learns that Jin had been beating Mae and that she actually ran to the brothers for help. The limited perspective allows the author to keep that information secret until the moment of the revelation. That twist is necessary for the reader to go through...

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