O.T. Nelson Writing Styles in The Girl Who Owned a City

O.T. Nelson
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The novel is a told from the third-person point of view. The narrator is semi-omniscient, showing the reader mainly Lisa's thoughts and ideas. Ideas are important to Lisa and to the novel, and the reader is inside Lisa's mind to hear her ideas and plans. At night, as Lisa sits or lies alone, the reader is with her to experience the inception of the new ideas that will lead her forward.

However, the novel occasionally shows other characters' thoughts as well. When Lisa and Craig are driving to Lisa's warehouse in separate cars, the novel shows Craig's thoughts. Craig disagrees with Lisa on several levels. He doesn't share her ambition to restart civilization. He thinks that her plans for defense are dangerous. Showing Craig's thoughts shows alternate points of view to Lisa. The novel doesn't show how Craig's ideas turn out and whether his farm succeeds...

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