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Rene Denfeld Writing Styles in The Child Finder

Rene Denfeld
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from various perspectives. In some ways, this gives the reader an omniscient look at the events because the perspective switches to various characters. The perspective remains limited, however, because some characters are limited in what they know and in what they are able and willing to reveal. For example, Naomi is searching for a missing girl named Madison Culver. The reader sees Naomi's systematic process for doing research and learning everything she can about the area where Madison went missing. The perspective regularly switches to Madison, and the reader knows where she was held and that a man Madison referred to as Mr. B was her captor. Madison did not know Mr. B's real identity or the location of the cabin where she was being held, and could therefore not convey that information to the reader. The limits...

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