Lois Lowry Writing Styles in Son

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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person point of view. The narrator of the novel is also the author of the novel, Lois Lowry. The narrator is telling the story as it unfolds, but she also switches back to some past events to provide the reader with some perspective.

The point of view of this novel is an intimate point of view that allows a reader to connect closely with each of the characters in the novel. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place to her and the characters of the novel without interrupting the flow of the narration. For these reasons, the point of view works well with this novel and the author's writing style.

Setting

When the novel first begins, the primary setting is in the...

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