Rick Yancey Writing Styles in The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
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Point of View

The point of view throughout most of this novel is first person, but the narrator varies between several of the protagonists. There are also a couple exceptions where a third-person narrator steps in to tell part of the story. The novel is divided into eight specific parts, and this is also how the narration is separated. Ringer is the narrator in Parts 1 and 7, while Cassie narrates Parts 2, 5 and 8. Evan narrates Part 3, and Parts 4 and 6 are narrated by a third-person narrator who focuses on Poundcake's perspective. All points of view that are used are limited with the narrators only being able to share their own perspectives. Some background information is provided to demonstrate the extent of the difference between the modern world and the post-apocalyptic world in which the narrative is set.

The novel's narrators are mostly reliable, but because the narrators are only privy to...

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