Liane Moriarty Writing Styles in The Last Anniversary

Liane Moriarty
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Point of View

"The Last Anniversary" 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,"She remembers his Aunt Connie well, but the old lady must have been at least ninety and it's not as if she had ever been likely to see her again, since she and Thomas aren't together anymore. Surely, after three years of stony, betrayed silence, he hasn't asked her for a drink just to tell her that his Aunt Connie has died?" (5).

The author also switches to first person perspective in some chapters too. For example, she writes...

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