Ware, Ruth Writing Styles in The Lying Game: A Novel

Ware, Ruth
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Point of View

The Lying Game is written in first-person from the perspective of Isa Wilde. The novel has two distinct time settings which impact the perspective. The present-day story line rests on the series of events that happen after Kate sends a text asking Isa, Fatima, and Thea to come to her home. That series of events is written in present tense in the novel, which helps the reader differentiate between those events and the events that happened to Isa when she was a teenager attending school at Salten House. Isa's school years are presented through Isa's memories and are also solely from her perspective.

The narraton is limited to Isa's point of view. The reader does not know what any of the other characters are thinking and relies entirely on Isa's perspective for details. That limited perspective is necessary for the author to hold onto the...

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