Alexandra Bracken Writing Styles in The Darkest Minds: Never Fade

Alexandra Bracken
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person from the limited perspective of Ruby Daly. Ruby hates her powers and feels they make her a monster, and that naturally affects her perspective. When she causes Rob to wreck the car and kill himself, she is furious and is thinking only about the harm he has caused others. She causes him to have visions of two children he killed, then twists the visions until he fires a gun in the car and then wrecks. While she is creating the visions, Ruby is aware that she is crossing a line that she has always been careful about before, but she seems unable to stop herself. After the fact, she loathes herself for her actions and fights the guilt.

The limited perspective means the reader knows what other characters are thinking or feeling only when they relate that...

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