Eric Jerome Dickey Writing Styles in Sister, Sister

Eric Jerome Dickey
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Point of View

The point of view in "Sister, Sister" alternates between a first-person point of view and a third-person point of view. The chapters that are told from Valerie's perspective are told from a first-person point of view which is omniscient as the narrator shares the thoughts and feelings of Valerie and other characters in these portions of the novel. The third-person point of view is used in the chapters told from the perspective of either Inda or Chiquita, and this point of view is limited as these characters can only report their own thoughts and feelings. In either case, the point of view is reliable.

The novel is written using a fairly equal distribution of exposition and dialogue. The exposition is used to show the actions, thoughts and emotions of the characters, while the dialogue demonstrates the interactions and relationships between the characters. It is a highly...

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