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Lisa Graff Writing Styles in The Thing About Georgie

Lisa Graff
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Point of View

The narrative is written from two distinctive points of views that emerge in most of the chapters. One is first person point of view written from Jeanie's perspective. It has an interesting impact on the narrative as it shows that appearances can be deceiving. Georgie thinks that she is mean, but she has taken the time to learn about him. She also serves to make readers who might not be tolerant of dwarfs aware of what their lives are like. Those who might be tempted to see him as a boy like Andy and Russ see how well-adjusted he is. It helps all readers realize that people can overcome their limitations.

The third person narrative moves the story forward. It is from Georgie's perspective and is appropriate in supporting the motifs that appear in the novel. It shows that this is not a novel about...

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