A. S. A. Harrison Writing Styles in The Silent Wife

A. S. A. Harrison
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Point of View

Like many novels, The Silent Wife 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, "'Normally, of course, the victim's family and friends are relieved when we make an arrest. But sometimes the news is unwelcome, even disturbing. It all depends on the identity of the suspect. In this case, as it happens, the suspect is someone who was very close to the victim.' She can't believe the way he's beating around the bush. How can you be a policeman if you can't even make an arrest? Standing at...

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