George R. R. Martin Writing Styles in A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five

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Point of View

The point of view used in A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin varies between second person and third person omniscient. This point of view works well in the stories as there are several components and underlying factors that would not be revealed otherwise. While the first person point of view might have been interesting when coming from the characters in their time of confusion, third person conveys the entire story and not just the subjective opinions of the characters. It also permits the reader to take part in the journey and development of each character in the story.

There is some slight confusion about the second person point of view when it comes to the characters. The first person point of view may have been more efficient and somewhat less confusing for the reader who must learn to switch between points of view...

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