Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Writing Styles in Sister of My Heart

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Point of View

This novel is told from the first person point of view. This point of view is unique in that this first person point of view is passed back and forth between Sudha and Anju, two of the main characters of the novel. The story is also told in the present tense. For this reason, the story unfolds for the characters in the same way that it unfolds for the reader. Although there is foreshadowing included in the novel, many of the big discoveries, especially the twist at the end of the novel, are as much a surprise for the reader as they are for the characters.

Much of this story is told through each girl's thoughts and reactions to what is going around them. For this reason, the first person point of view is the ideal point of view. This way the reader knows firsthand what...

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