Mary Ann Shaffer Writing Styles in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mary Ann Shaffer
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Point of View

The point of view of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" is first person. This point of view is also limited and reliable. This is necessary as this novel was written in an epistolary format, through letters between various characters. This is proven by the fact that the writers only know their own experiences, thoughts and emotions, as well as what others share with them; however, they cannot report upon the thoughts and feelings of other characters without that character telling them such information. This point of view is important to the novel since it is written in an epistolary format because it shows the development of the characters, and additionally, it emphasizes the way that characters' relationships develop and change.

This novel is written in an epistolary format, therefore making it correct to see that the novel is completely exposition as the characters...

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