Christine Fletcher Writing Styles in Ten Cents a Dance

Christine Fletcher
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view. The main character, Ruby Jacinski, is the narrator. The first-person point of view allows the reader to develop an intensely intimate relationship with Ruby, deeply concerned about each and everything that happens to Ruby. This point of view also limits the reader's knowledge of what is happening in the plot to what Ruby herself knows. This allows the reader to be surprised by certain actions just as Ruby is, to feel as Ruby feels as the novel's plot unfolds.

The point of view of this novel is appropriate to the plot because it creates a relationship between the reader and the main character that makes it impossible for the reader not to worry about what might happen to her. The point of view is also one that leaves the reader dependent on the main character for...

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