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Nancy E. Turner Writing Styles in These Is My Words

Nancy E. Turner
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Style

Point of View

With only a couple of noted examples, the story is written in first person from a limited point of view. Those exceptions are presented in the form of letters written to Sarah from other people, including Jack and Savannah. The story is presented as a journal, which makes it appropriate that the story be written in first person and that it be limited to Sarah's perspective. It's also important to note that Sarah shares a great deal of her innermost thoughts, ideas and fears through this journal, which is also appropriate for a journal. For example, Sarah confides her fears regarding her decision to marry Jack Elliot, saying that she can't possibly love a man such as that, that she does love him, and that she can't imagine that she might have doubted her love. The insight into Sarah's thoughts and feelings provide a vital look...

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