Asked • 06/25/19

Why is young adult romance now being written primarily in the first person?

My recollection is that when I started reading romance novels in the 1980s, the majority (perhaps 60%) were written in the third person. This included some "young adult" romances with characters in their early 20s.I stopped reading them until recently. "Nowadays," it seems that the vast majority of young adult romances (80%-plus) are written in the first person.Why might that be the case for young adult romances, and is it "less true" for stories of "older" people?

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Michalena M. answered • 07/05/19

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