Jules Verne Writing Styles in Around the World in Eighty Days

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Points of View

Around the World in Eighty Days is written in a third person point of view. The narration is done through a limited omniscient narrator to show his point of view. The limited omniscient narrator can only reveal the thoughts of one, or possibly a couple, of characters. Verne will only allow the reader to hear and see the feelings of Passepartout, Fix, and a little of Aouda. The third person narrator gives limited glimpses into the characters' thoughts and feelings during the storyline.

Fogg is not included in this limited omniscient narration. Fogg's mystery is part of his dynamic character. Fogg does not show his feelings, or thoughts, at any time in the story. Fogg's mysterious character is viewed through the thoughts of other characters such as Passepartout. On the other hand, Detective Fix instills his suspicions of Fogg and his journey into the plot and...

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