Beryl Bainbridge Writing Styles in The Bottle Factory Outing

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Point of View

The Bottle Factory Outing is told from the third person perspective. This allows the readers to see the story in a neutral light and to make their own assumptions about the characters in the story. The reader is allowed into Brenda's thoughts more often than any other character. The author painstakingly paints a picture of Brenda through her thoughts and desires. While Freda shows us her character through words and actions, Brenda's behavior is very reserved. Almost all of the events that we see depicted in the book are events that happen in the presence of Brenda. If she is not present, then we can only speculate on what has occurred.

Setting

The story is set in London, in the middle of a cold winter. We see much of the interaction between Freda and Brenda in their tiny apartment. It is here that Brenda invites Patrick...

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