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Helen Hoang
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Point of View

The story is told from the point of view of a third-person narrator. This narrator focuses in turn on both the perspectives of Esme and Khai. In the sections that focus on Esme, the narrator details her emotions, thoughts, and memories, in the sections that focus on Khai, the narrator focuses on his emotions, thoughts, and memories. The focus on both Khai and Esme is ideal for this novel because a good deal of its humor comes from the misunderstandings between the two. In order to understand the dynamic of the couple, the reader needs both Esme and Khai’s points of view. For instance, in the scene following Sara’s wedding, the reader knows that Esme is in the closet naked because she wanted to try on the wedding dress. Khai, however, has no idea why Esme is there and why she is not...

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