Alexandra Bracken Writing Styles in The Darkest Minds

Alexandra Bracken
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Point of View

The story is written in first person from Ruby Daly’s perspective. The limited point of view means the reader doesn’t know what’s going on in the minds of others until Ruby makes those discoveries for herself. The author uses this perspective as a means of enhancing suspense. An example of this is seen when Ruby is taken to the infirmary where she meets Cate, a member of the Children’s League who helps Ruby escape from Thurmond. The Children’s League is presented as a group that champions the rights of the children affected and the reader is allowed to believe this until Ruby realizes there is something wrong with the situation. Another example is seen when Ruby and the others find the camp of Clancy Grey. He is held in high esteem by many of the children and has become a...

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