Liane Moriarty Writing Styles in The Hypnotist's Love Story

Liane Moriarty
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Point of View

Like many novels, The Hypnotist's Love Story is written in the third person omniscient point of view. This means that the author writes the story using third person pronouns such as "she" and "he." The author also has insight into what the characters are thinking which makes it an omniscient view, as opposed to a limited view where only the activities of the characters are reported. For example, the author writes, "He said, There's something I need to tell you.' He had placed his knife and fork on the edge of the plate, and now he was sitting up straight, with his shoulders back, as though he was finally ready to face the music. He seemed fearful and slightly ashamed." She not only tells the reader what the character says, but also what he does and projects into his feelings.

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