John Marsden (writer) Writing Styles in So Much to Tell You

John Marsden (writer)
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Point of View

So Much to Tell You is written in the first-person point of view of Marina, a fourteen-year-old girl, who is the main character. Marina writes in her journal daily.

The unusual aspect of hearing the story from Marina's point of view is that she never speaks and so the outside world has absolutely no idea about any of the thoughts or feelings Marina expresses in her diary.

Setting

The novel So Much to Tell You is set in the fictional Warrington Boarding School in Australia. The diary spans February 6 through July 11, which is a key moment in Marina's life as she grapples with her physical and emotional scars. On this day, she comes to terms with the consequences that she will endure for the rest of her life.

Marina primarily writes her diary at her desk in the dorm. It lies untouched during her Easter break...

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