Eoin Colfer Writing Styles in Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony

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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person omniscient point of view. The author uses multiple characters to tell his story, including Artemis Fowl, Butler, Holly Short, and Mulch Diggums. In using the third person point of view, the author allows the reader to hear the narrator's thoughts and feelings, but he also allows himself the latitude to change narrating characters to fit the action that is important at different points of the novel.

The point of view of this novel works well because it allows the reader to see the action in the plot from different eyes. The narrator often tells the same story more than once, allowing the reader to see the events through different eyes so that the reader can understand how certain things came to pass or how each of the characters felt about the actions. This works well with the plot...

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