Candace Bushnell Writing Styles in The Carrie Diaries

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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person point of view, from the perspective of main character, Carrie Bradshaw. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time after the death of Carrie's mother. The past represents the time leading up her death.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Carrie Bradshaw. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Carrie's head, thoughts, and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. 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 Castlebury, Connecticut, during 1979 and 1980. The main characters are...

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