Sarah Dessen Writing Styles in The Truth About Forever

This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Truth About Forever.
This section contains 720 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Truth About Forever Study Guide

Point of View

The Truth About Forever is told through the eyes of a first-person narrator, Macy Queen. The narrator is articulate, honest, and straightforward, describing events both past and present in a manner that enables the reader to gain a clear understanding of her actions, thoughts, and feelings. All actions by the book's other characters are filtered through Macy's observations and perceptions.

The book includes somewhat equal portions of exposition and dialogue, providing the reader with an opportunity to understand Macy's view as well as form independent opinions based on conversations between various characters. This includes conversations that Macy overhears, but in which she is not personally involved. The book also includes flashbacks to previous conversations, particularly those between Macy and her father prior to his death. Even though the narration is by Macy, in dialogue the author takes care to use expressions and speech patterns that are...

(read more)

This section contains 720 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Truth About Forever Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Truth About Forever from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook