Jan Karon Writing Styles in Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good

Jan Karon
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Point of View

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good is written in third person. The story is primarily told from the perspective of Timothy, but the author does occasionally jump to the perspective of one of the other characters. For example, the author reveals Hope’s condition by writing a scene from Hope’s perspective as she closes up her bookstore and feels a trickle of blood. Using her perspective allows the reader to see Timothy as others see him. Also, the author sometimes looks at Mitford from Esther Cunningham’s point of view, which allows her to present an opposing view of whether or not Mitford still takes care of its own. Some scenes are told from Coot’s perspective as well, which is important since the reader would not otherwise know the simplicity and poverty of Coot’s life and, therefore, his real need for help from...

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