Sonja Yoerg Writing Styles in True Places

Sonja Yoerg
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Point of View

The point of view of True Places is through a third person omniscient narrator. The narration focuses mainly on the emotions and thoughts of the characters being followed. The narrator follows different characters throughout the novel, usually focusing on one character’s point of view in a chapter. The different perspectives offered allow the reader a chance to better understand each character and how they view the world. The conflicts between characters are also better understood through the presentation of these different perspectives. Although the narrator follows mostly Iris and Suzanne throughout the novel, Yoerg offers us insight into the thoughts of the rest of Suzanne’s family with chapters dedicated to their point of view. By offering the different perspectives of the Blakemores, we see that no one character is correct or that their truth is the only truth. Yoerg introduces shades of grey...

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