Jo Walton Writing Styles in Among Others

Jo Walton
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Point of View

Among Others is told from a first-person perspective, from the point of view of fifteen-year-old Morwenna. Morwenna is dealing with many typical issues a girl of that age would face, including changes from puberty, fitting in at school, finding her place in life, and dealing with romantic and sexual feelings.

However, Morwenna is also a very atypical girl. She is a witch capable of wielding magic, and she is in tune with the magical world of fairies. At the start of the novel, she has also run away from her mother after a battle in which her sister was killed. So, Morwenna comes from a world (the wilderness of Wales, as opposed to the stifling urban jungle of London) where magic is more commonplace. Perhaps appropriately, Morwenna is a "wild child," an eccentric teenager who does not fit in to the rich preparatory school of Arlinghurst...

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