Aldous Huxley Writing Styles in Ape and Essence

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The point of view of "Tallis" is in the first person and limited. This is seen by the fact that the narrator only can report upon actions that occur and his own thoughts. This is important as this portion of the work serves as a narrative leading up to the second portion. The narrative is told mostly through the use of exposition as the narrator summarizes conversations rather than recording actual dialogue. This is likely because the ideas are the important aspect of "Tallis", as well as the narrator's thoughts which mirror the ideas presented in "The Script." The viewpoint of "Tallis" follows events as seen by the narrator with no variation.

In "The Script", the point of view is the third person and omniscient. This is seen by the narrator's knowledge of many of the characters' thoughts and emotions even as the events are displayed...

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