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Rene Denfeld Writing Styles in The Butterfly Girl

Rene Denfeld
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from several perspectives. However, the author limits the perspectives to only one or two at a time. The majority of the novel is focused on either Celia or Naomi at any given time, though there is some overlap when the two characters are together. In that case, there is occasionally a look into what both are thinking, though the perspective is usually limited to one at a time. The perspective occasionally shifts to Jerome, Naomi's husband, who is also working on other aspects of the case because of a connection to the Kalapuya tribe. Celia has a friend named Rich, and the perspective occasionally shifts to him, though it is focused on his relationship with Celia. There are a few scenes from the perspective of Sarah while she is being held captive in Wesley's house. While there are...

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