Robin Hobb Writing Styles in Assassin's Quest

Robin Hobb
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Point of View

The beginnings of each chapter are presented by the Omniscient Point of View, a narrator who knows the story, knows the land, and relates valuable bits of information before the action begins. The narrator often repeats what was said in earlier chapters, relaying legends, and sometimes talking about events or people who have nothing to do with the current action. Still, the narrator is important to the story, providing insight, updates on action not seen through Fitz's eyes, and weaving the story together.

The remainder of the novel is related through the First Person Point of View, through the eyes of Fitz, the Protagonist. This point of view is related through Fitz's memories, his feelings, dialogue with all other characters, and especially his conversations with Nighteyes. By using the Skill, the author allows Fitz to follow the subplot of Molly, Burrich and her daughter, and even...

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