Judy Blundell Writing Styles in What I Saw and How I Lied

Judy Blundell
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Point of View

The story is told from the first person point of view of teenager Evie Spooner. Since this is a story about Evie's introduction to a world much harsher and crueler than she believed ever existed, it is proper that it should be told from her viewpoint. In this way the story is able to develop as Evie awakens to the reality of what is going on around her and the types of people that she has spent her life admiring.

This story is told with a good mix of exposition and dialogue. Although Evie is recalling what has happened to her and her family during just a matter of a few weeks during late summer, she still recalls these things in dialogue. Evie also records many of her memories in exposition as she describes what is going on around her and the things that she has...

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