Anthony Doerr Writing Styles in All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr
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Point of View

The novel titled 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr is a fictional account told from a third-person omniscient point of view. Each of the major characters in this story have segments that are told from a point of view which is both personal and all-knowing beginning with Marie Laure LeBlanc who is a young blind girl that lives with her father in Paris. The segments in this story alternate from her point of view to that of Werner Pfennig who is a young German boy from Zollverein to Daniel LeBlanc who is Marie-Laure's father to Etienne who is Marie-Laure's great-uncle to Reinhold von Rumpel who is an appraiser for the Germans. The thoughts of each of the major characters in this story are known to the reader although never from 'I, me, my or mine' are not used.

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