Julia Hoban Writing Styles in Willow

Julia Hoban
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Point of View

Willow is told in third-person limited omniscience narration through Willow's perspective, which means that the reader is held very close to Willow's thoughts and emotions throughout the novel. Although the narration of the novel is completely reliable, it takes the reader through the seemingly endless twists and turns of Willow's fragile emotional state as she comes to grips with the death of her parents. Although the narration deals with incredibly emotional and powerful themes, it is interesting to note that the narration is extremely stark and straightforward holding the reader at arms length from the emotion of the story, mimicking the ways Willow holds everyone - even those whom she claims to love - at arms length from her heart. Through this point of view, the reader is given access into Willow's thoughts, fears, insecurities, and hope. Because the novel is told in present-tense narration, all...

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