Daniel Handler Writing Styles in Why We Broke Up

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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view, from the perspective of the main character, Min Green. The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Min. Min is writing a letter to her ex-boyfriend Ed, so allows the reader to get inside Min's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject his own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

It never states the specific location of the novel. The novel seems to take place in the 20th or 21st century, although this is never specifically stated either. The main characters are involved in the daily life of the relationship between Min and...

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