Cecily Von Ziegesar Writing Styles in You Know You Love Me: A Gossip Girl Novel

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Point of View

You Love Me: A Gossip Girl Novel by Cecily Von Ziegesar constantly shifts its point of view. Although Blair is the main character, there are many sub-main characters such as Serena, Jenny, Dan, Nate and Vanessa. The point-of-view is third person subjective, offering insight into the speaker's thought processes. However, it jumps from one character to another, frequently on the same page. This unique glimpse into each character helps the reader understand and relate to each main character. It also shows motive behind actions from all sides.

The sections relating Gossip Girl's blog posts are in second person. Gossip Girl talks directly to her readers and they respond. These sections feel like news stories. They add more insight to the story but are separated from actual events.

Setting

This novel highlights the elite from the upper east side of New York City. This is important because...

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