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Patrick D. Smith Writing Styles in A Land Remembered

Patrick D. Smith
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person omniscient point of view which means that the story is told by an unidentified person who is not a part of the plot line. In this perspective the story is told as it unfolds as a retelling of events with little or no insight into the characters' thoughts or feelings. In an omniscient point of view there are events and consequences that even the main characters have no knowledge of and which may or may not have direct bearing on the plot line. This point of view allows the author to move from character to character and setting to setting with little or no regard for continuity or dialogue precision. As an all-seeing and all-knowing perspective, the third person omniscient point of view essentially provides an overall view of the story and provides some dramatic effect as opposed...

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