Lois Duncan Writing Styles in The Twisted Window

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Point of View

The story is told in the omniscient, third person point of view. The narrator and author relates the events of the story as well as what the characters are thinking, feeling, saying and doing, even when they are not in view of each other. She also presents events that are happening to one character at the same time that events are taking place involving other characters in other locations. For example, in the second chapter, Tracy is moving through Lamar Park, worried that someone is following her. The third chapter shows Brad, at the same time, watching Tracy, as she does this. In the twelfth chapter, the thoughts and actions of Doug and Sally Carver, Irene and Cory Stevenson, and Barbara and Jamie Hanson are shown, at the same time that Brad and Tracy are traveling toward Albuquerque with Julianne Craver.

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