Susan Ee Writing Styles in Angelfall

Susan Ee
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Point of View

Susan Ee writes her novel, "Angelfall" from the first-person limited omniscient narrative, from the perspective of main character and principal protagonist, Penryn Young. This is done for at least three reasons. The first is that the story is Penryn's. The journey to find her sister, the things she experiences, everything belongs to her- and so it is fitting that she tells her own story. The second reason is that her travels, her experiences with Raffe, and their journey, are something only she would know intimate details about, and so she presents the best possible narrator for the novel. The third reason is that, because the events of the book are so emotionally-compelling, and so personal, the first person narration works best to convey the human response to such events on a personal level that allows the reader to experience things firsthand -and be even more moved...

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