Caroline B. Cooney Writing Styles in The Voice on the Radio

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The Voice on the Radio by Caroline Cooney is a novel that is written in the first person perspective. The narration is shared by two main characters - Janie and Reeve. These narrators refer to themselves in the first person and reveal their thoughts and feelings to the reader. Using this point of view, the author manages to convey the conflict and turmoil of the main characters so that the reader is better able to understand and relate to the subplots and contexts of the interrelationship between the two families involved.

The chapters generally share the point of view between the two characters, starting with one, and then leading into the other. In this manner, the reader is able to understand both the actions of the main characters, and their responses to each other as a result. Much is revealed in the story, paced to encompass...

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