Cecily Von Ziegesar Writing Styles in The It Girl

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Point of View

Cecily Von Zeigesar tells her novel "The It Girl" in the third-person and omniscient perspective. This is done because of the sheer number of diverse characters, rumors, and subplots that populate the book. The third-person omniscient narrative makes transitions between people, places, and plots, much easier and more accessible to the reader.

Setting

The main setting of Cecily Von Zeigesar's novel "The It Girl" is that of Hudson Valley town, Rhinecliff, New York. Rhinecliff is a beautiful place, mainly rural, with small touches of sophistication. For example, most of the shops in Rhinecliff are hippie-themed, which Callie finds to be annoying. The relative isolation of Rhinecliff is a perfect setting for the novel and for the students in the novel, who, without their parents around, are much more open to behaving the way they do from indulging in sex and drugs to drinking and spreading rumors...

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