Zadie Smith's Novel On Beauty

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In the novel on beauty, the author Zadie Smith uses free indirect discourse to explore into the different characters frame of mind by doing so the reader is being challenged to make sense of when the narrator is slipping in and out od different characters A moment that stood out in the book was when the Belsey family attended a performance of Mozart in this part of the text the author allows the reader to experience Kiki’s point of view coupled with her emotions as read on page 69 lines 12 – 14 “ in the pit is a great choir … the man you did.” And in this part of the text, it is as if Kiki takes the role of the narrator. Fifteen minutes into the performance Kiki loses interest she describes her fluctuating experience as strange as read
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