Gabrielle Zevin Writing Styles in Young Jane Young

Gabrielle Zevin
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Point of View

Each of the five sections in the book are told from a different perspective. The first section is told from Rachel Shapiro’s point of view. In this section, we learn about Rachel’s current life as a divorced woman dating at age 64. We also get to see flashbacks of the affair from her perspective.

The second section is told from the perspective of Jane Young. Jane Young is Aviva, eight years after the affair. She lives in Maine with her eight-year-old daughter and works as an event planner. The next section is told from the perspective of Aviva’s daughter Ruby at age 13. This section is unique in that it is told entirely in emails written from Ruby to her pen pal Fatima. In this section, Ruby watches her mother run for mayor. Ruby finds out about her mother’s true past, and then...

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