Lucy Maud Montgomery Writing Styles in The Blue Castle: A Novel

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Point of View

The novel is written from the third-person point of view, from the perspective of author and narrator. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time leading up to and after Valancy finds out about her heart disease. The past represents Valancy's childhood and life before adulthood.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Valancy Stirling. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Valancy's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to Valancy. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The novel is set primarily in Deerwood, Canada and its surrounding...

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