Robin Hobb Writing Styles in Assassin's Apprentice

Robin Hobb
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Point of View

The story is told in the first person. The story comes from the memory of Fitz and he is recounting his life as if he is now a much older man hoping to set down his experiences before he passes away. The use of the first-person allows the reader to become closely associated with the story and take part in Fitz's trials as he grows up the bastard son of a murdered prince. One unique aspect of the story is the inclusion of The Skill and The Wit. Both of these devices are very similar, the reader may suppose they are one in the same although the narrator makes a distinction, and they allow Fitz to enter the minds of the people and animals around him. What is special about this story element is that the reader can identify with a dog or a horse so...

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