Elizabeth Berg Writing Styles in The Dream Lover

Elizabeth Berg
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Point of View

This story is told in a journal format from the first person point of view. The narrator is always Aurore Dudevant who is also known by her pen name, George Sand. The first person point of view, along with the fact that she and all the other characters actually existed, make this story very believable to the reader. The first person point of view makes the journal format seem like a real diary, but the reader should remember that the story is fictionalized by the author.

The first person point of view is told in past tense all the way back to the narrator's birth and before, but it shifts to present tense starting with the June 8, 1876 journal entry. She dates the journal entries by month and year so the reader has a time frame in which to follow because the entries are not placed...

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