Anne Hillerman Writing Styles in Spider Woman's Daughter

Anne Hillerman
This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Spider Woman's Daughter.
This section contains 360 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Spider Woman's Daughter Study Guide

Point of View

Spider Woman’s Daughter is told from the third person, omniscient view. The story primarily follows the thoughts of one of the two main characters, Bernie and Chee. Though most of the chapters focus primarily on Bernie’s part of the investigation, from time to time Chee's actions are explored. A couple of the chapters are split between Bernie's and Chee's efforts in the investigation. This form of narration allows both of the characters to express their thoughts to the reader and share their different insights into the investigation.

Language and Meaning

Because the book is set in the Navajo region, many Navajo phrases are used, and their beliefs frequently mentioned. For example, the Navajo prefer to refer to one another by their titles and positions to one another instead of their names. That’s why Bernie’s mother is never referred to by name...

(read more)

This section contains 360 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Spider Woman's Daughter Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Spider Woman's Daughter from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook