Sandra Newman Writing Styles in The Country of Ice Cream Star

Sandra Newman
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Point of View

“The Country of Ice Cream Star" is narrated from the first-person, limited-omniscient point of view of the main character, Ice Cream Star. This is done for a few reasons. First, the novel is the story of how Ice Cream brings the cure for posies to the Nighted States. It is logical that Ice Cream should be telling her own story given its uniqueness. Ice Cream herself directly tells the reader that this is her own story about how she brought home the cure. Second, it is important that Ice Cream tells her own story because it gives the reader an intimate glimpse of Ice’s thoughts and feelings, which she does not vocalize to others in the story. Third, the language of the novel demonstrates the broken-English dialect that Ice speaks as a result of the breakdown of American education and life in the aftermath...

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