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Black Swan Green (8/09) > Why do scenes end in the middle?

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Sally (Mostly_Literary) | 72 comments Mod
Mitchell often ends a scene in the middle of the action -– for example, when Jason is locked in the House in the Woods, or when the fire erupts in Town Hall –- and leaves readers to surmise for themselves what happened next. Why do you think he chose to do this?


message 2: by Robin (new)

Robin | 52 comments I suppose he wants to leave some of the story up to the reader. I'm not sure if I like this style. I'm still pondering that.


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