Heidi W. Durrow Writing Styles in The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

Heidi W. Durrow
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Point of View

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky is related from the points of view of a variety of characters. Rachel is the main narrator for the story. She tells her parts of the story in the first-person point of view and in the present tense. The author does this in order to make Rachel the center of the story. Rachel relates her own feelings, thoughts, and emotions so that the reader can see how much she has grown and matured over the years since her mother’s death. The reader must also know Rachel’s own thoughts in order to understand how deeply she is affected by the way others use her skin color to define her.

Several other characters are the focus of sections narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator. These characters are Brick (aka Jamie), Laronne, and Roger. Each of these characters is...

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