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Nicola Yoon Writing Styles in The Sun Is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon
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Point of View

Nicola Yoon’s novel The Sun is Also a Star is related from both the first-person and the third-person points of view. The first-person points of view, told from the perspectives of her two primary protagonists, Daniel and Natasha, are related in the present-tense as the plot unfolds. The third-person narrator, seemingly God (or a divine intelligence of the universe) speaks not only in present-tense, but also past-tense when dealing with the past and in future tense when speaking omnisciently about the future. Chapters told by God provide important contextual information about events, objects, ideas, and people–such as readers learning that Charlie will forever be a bad person. This gives the reader not only a personal view of events–through the eyes of Daniel and Natasha–but also the wide-ranging, overarching perspective of God in those chapters. The different perspectives of Daniel and Natasha...

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