Writing Styles in A Little Princess

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Point of View

The narrator tells the story in the omniscient point of view. This point of view best suits the story because it allows the reader to know Sara's thoughts along with the thoughts of the other characters. It also provides important background information, such as how Mr. Carrisford has searched for Sara for two years.

Language and Meaning

The language and meaning of this book is simple and straight-forward. Occasionally, especially in Chapter 2: "A French Lesson," the author incorporates a few French phrases to emphasize that Sara is already fluent in the language. he author presents the terms in such a way that the reader can determine the meaning from context clues in the paragraphs. In Chapter 11: "Ram Dass," the author shows Sara's knowledge of Indian culture by introducing terms she recalls from her childhood in India. For example, she recalls that Ram Dass is a...

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