Judy Blume Writing Styles in Summer Sisters

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Point of View

The majority of this novel is told from the viewpoint of Vix by a third person narrator. It makes sense for the novel to focus on Vix as Vix is the character who was being immersed into a lifestyle different from her own when she became Caitlin’s friend. It was only though this close look into Vix’s thoughts and emotions that the reader can get an idea of how her time with Caitlin was changing her and making her think about people from different socioeconomic standings and different types of families.

Although the majority of the novel does focus on Vix, her development and her thoughts as she and Caitlin grow and mature, the author also gives other characters in the novel opportunities to voice their own thoughts and emotions. Interspersed throughout the novel are short sections where the third person point of...

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