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Angela Flournoy Writing Styles in The Turner House

Angela Flournoy
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Point of View

The Turner House by Angela Flournoy is written in a third person omniscient point of view in which the writer allows the thoughts of all of her characters to be open to the reader; their feelings and emotions told from the writer's perspective. This point of view is especially effective in telling this story as the main topic of concern is the Turner family, consisting of 13 siblings and a multitude of extended family members.

The author chooses to allow each character a voice, and the advantage of using this writing style is seen in the flashbacks to earlier time periods which still come across as the here and now to the reader allowing the story to have better flow and continuity despite the jumps in time.

Another advantage to using this point of view is that the author can begin each section as a narrator...

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