Judith McNaught Writing Styles in Whitney, My Love

Judith McNaught
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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is third person omniscient. The narrating character is different from chapter to chapter, and often from scene to scene. The author uses both main characters, Clayton and Whitney, as narrators as well as other major and minor characters. The point of view in this novel often changes in mid paragraph, at times in mid sentence. The changes in point of view take place in order to allow the reader to see what is going through the mind of a particular character at an important moment, especially when it is an emotionally charged scene between Clayton and Whitney.

The point of view in this book works, despite difficulties in understanding which character is the narrator at a particular moment. The point of view shifts frequently, often in the middle of a scene, causing the reader to have to read certain...

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