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Madeleine Roux Writing Styles in Asylum

Madeleine Roux
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person point of view. The main character, Dan Crawford, is the sole narrator of the novel. The author uses Dan to tell her story in such a way that the reader sees the entire plot through the eyes of this one character rather than the eyes of many characters. However, there is also a note of an unreliable narrator in this novel as even Dan begins to doubt his role in the killing and injuring of the other students at Brookline.

The point of view of this novel works with the plot because the reader can connect with the main character and care about what might happen to him as the odd events begin to take place at Brookline. This point of view also keeps the reader from figuring out the direction the story is going to take...

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