Mary Kubica Writing Styles in The Good Girl

Mary Kubica
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Point of View

The narrative is written from four distinct points of view. They work together to explain the happenings before, during, and after Mia's kidnapping ordeal. The narration comes from the points of view of Eve, Colin, Gabe, and Mia. It is appropriate that these people tell the story for two reasons. The first is that they were there throughout all of the events and represent all of the constituencies. Eve represents the family, Colin represents the criminals, and Gabe represent the police who look for Mia.

The other purpose is that they are the ones who tell the story that Mia wants told. Mia can manipulate all of these people and through them, she can also manipulate the readers. James and Grace are also family members, but they know and acknowledge Mia's dark side and would not present Mia as Eve does. Eve takes part of...

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