Donna Jo Napoli Writing Styles in Spinners

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Point of View

The novel is told in a third person omniscient point of view. The story is told from the point of view of two characters, Saskia and the tailor. The novel begins from the tailor's point of view when he is a young man, in love with a beautiful woman. The novel progresses through the years, shifting to Saskia's point of view when she is a young girl. From there, the point of view shifts back and forth wherever it is necessary to help the reader follow the story line.

The point of view of this novel works well in the novel because it allows the reader to understand and develop a relationship with both the main characters. The motives of the tailor are important because the tailor will do several things that will change the course of the plot. At the same time, it is important...

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