Maureen Johnson Writing Styles in Suite Scarlett

Maureen Johnson
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Point of View

The point of view in "Suite Scarlett" is recounted from the perspective of a third-person and limited narration. This is proven by the fact that the narrator is privy to Scarlett's thoughts and feelings but not those of the other characters, yet Scarlett is not the one who tells her story. Additionally, the narrator reports on the events that occur throughout the novel. This is important as it allows the novel to maintain focus on the main character, Scarlett, and the ways that she changes during her summer with Mrs. Amberson.

The distribution of exposition and dialogue in the novel is fairly equal which is extremely important for explaining what is going on throughout the narrative as well as for showing the interactions between the characters. This is beneficial as it allows readers to see the relationships forming and analyze how these relationships affect the decisions...

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