Stiefvater, Maggie Writing Styles in All the Crooked Saints

Stiefvater, Maggie
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Point of View

The entire novel is told from the third person, unlimited point of view. The book is largely told through narration and with little dialogue. However, the narrator delves deeply into the thoughts and feelings of each character, which provides readers with a complete understanding of the book's action taking place. The narrator focuses largely on the things each character does not say as a means of emphasizing all the unspoken words between the Soria family. This allows one of the novel's major themes to be highlighted and provides readers with a better understanding of the events than any of the characters have.

Language and Meaning

All the Crooked Saints takes on an almost empirical approach to something as seemingly magical as miracles. Early on, the narrator claims, “On the night this story begins, both a saint and a scientist were listening to miracles” (7). This immediately...

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