Emily Giffin Writing Styles in Something Blue

Emily Giffin
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Point of View

Something Blue is written in the first person point of view. Becoming more popular in contemporary fiction, this point of view provides a limited perspective on events as the reader is restricted to looking at situations through the main character's eyes. The first person point of view also lends a sense of intimacy and alliance with the main character. The main theme of the novel is self-realization and growth of the main character. Writing the novel in the first -person allows the reader to experience first hand how life events alter the main character's view of herself and how she changes her life.

The story is told in narrative and dialog. Darcy tells her story in retrospect, often setting up the scene of her tale by explaining how she feels and what she is thinking at the time. This method of writing puts the main character...

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