James Patterson Writing Styles in Sundays at Tiffany's

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Point of View

The novel alternates between two points of view and usually switches every chapter or every few chapters. The first perspective is Jane's perspective, which is given in the first-person. This creates a strong sense of identification between the reader and the protagonist, allowing the reader to feel as though he or she is literally following the events of Jane's life. The believability of the character is very important here, as the novel deals with the fantastic or the supernatural: for us to believe the events of the story, we must believe Jane completely. Therefore, she must be a reliable character. This is partially established through the use of this first-person voice, but reinforced by the sections told in the third-person and limited point of view, focusing on Michael. Because the book begins with a prologue in this voice, the reader immediately believes in Michael, even when...

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