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What point of view is Gary D. Schmidt's Okay for Now written in?

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Gary Schmidt's Okay for Now is narrated in what we call first-person-protagonist point of view. This point of view is told from the perspective of the main character who relays his/ her own story using first-person pronouns like I and me.

We can tell the story is written in first person protagonist because the protagonist Doug relays what happened to him as the story unfolds. To do so, he uses pronouns like I and me . Examples are seen all throughout the story, but one interesting example is the moment he starts to become friends with Lil at the end of the first chapter. After Lil challenges him to try to drink the coke she brings him in an...

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