Kelly Barnhill Writing Styles in The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Barnhill
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Point of View

The novel is written in the past-tense, and its narration is in the third person. The narrator is omniscient, and the narrator's focus shifts focus with each chapter. Regarding the moral viewpoint of the book, the novel is quite dark, but it is ultimately positive, hopeful, and optimistic. It is a very dark novel with many elements of death and sorrow sprinkled amongst a narrative that aims to deliver the message that hope and knowledge can conquer any evil in the world. While the story has an overall focus on hope as the best possible way to improve life, it teaches this lesson through many dark and disturbing scenes. Barnhill focuses on the importance of hope because she sets up many layers of sorrow. The madwoman in the Tower, for example, describes her time in her cell as torture and there is a scene where...

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