Story From Myra's Point Of View

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Story From Myra's Point Of View

Post by Zain Farough » 31 Oct 2017, 10:17

Would it be interesting if the story would be from Myra's point of view. And it would have been based on her in the starting of the book rather then Tom.
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Post by Javier Campos » 01 Nov 2017, 10:08

Maybe it would not be that interesting but she did interact with Sarah a lot more throughout the book.

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Post by Momiji1987 » 31 Dec 2017, 00:48

It could be interesting depending on how it's written. You can put a lot of thought and personality in characters when you change perspectives.

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Post by CNWaweru » 26 Jan 2018, 01:47

I think it would have been limiting. Especially on the part bout Ruth and Becky.
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Post by Spirit Wandering » 29 Jan 2018, 07:01

I think it would have been a little difficult to understand the story of Sarah without the involvement of Tom. However, I really like Myra and William so I would be happy to see another story that focuses on them.
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Post by onixpam » 31 Mar 2018, 12:01

I think the story would miss some important things because we would have lost everything about Becky and Ruth, and the abuse problem.

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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:30

Zain Farough wrote:
31 Oct 2017, 10:17
Would it be interesting if the story would be from Myra's point of view. And it would have been based on her in the starting of the book rather then Tom.
Myra's viewpoint would indeed be interesting to read more of. Tom as a starting point highlights his importance in Strong Heart's story.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:32

Javier Campos wrote:
01 Nov 2017, 10:08
Maybe it would not be that interesting but she did interact with Sarah a lot more throughout the book.
I agree that her presence was essential in Strong Heart's journey.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:36

Momiji1987 wrote:
31 Dec 2017, 00:48
It could be interesting depending on how it's written. You can put a lot of thought and personality in characters when you change perspectives.
I agree that an author's flair is tested and proven in the way the complicated becomes interesting, riveting, engaging, intriguing yet still comprehensible, among others.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:37

CNWaweru wrote:
26 Jan 2018, 01:47
I think it would have been limiting. Especially on the part bout Ruth and Becky.
I agree that the author really had and justified in his reasons for choosing things to be so.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:39

Spirit Wandering wrote:
29 Jan 2018, 07:01
I think it would have been a little difficult to understand the story of Sarah without the involvement of Tom. However, I really like Myra and William so I would be happy to see another story that focuses on them.
I agree that Myra's (and William's) roles were relevant and essential in the story. Tom's part was made crucial, too.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:40

onixpam wrote:
31 Mar 2018, 12:01
I think the story would miss some important things because we would have lost everything about Becky and Ruth, and the abuse problem.
True. We all could see the author's reasons.
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Post by 10mile72 » 14 Jun 2018, 16:09

I think it was better the way it was, even though I liked Myra as a character. Somehow, I just think her character would have been less compelling as the lead in the story.

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Jul 2018, 20:33

Would be hard to say. The circumstances would probably have to change.
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