Stephenie Meyer Writing Styles in Breaking Dawn

Stephenie Meyer
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Point of View

The point of view in "Breaking Dawn" is the first person. Bella is the narrator of the first and third books, while Jacob narrates the second book. The point of view is limited and reliable. This is proven by the narrators' knowledge being limited to their own thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Outside of their own experiences, they can only report on what others have told them, though this is also somewhat extensive due to the close relationships between the characters. This point of view is important to the novel as it maintains the suspense throughout the story which is a necessary aspect in such a novel.

The novel is written using about 70% exposition with the remainder of the novel being dialogue. This is also important to the novel as it allows the reader to focus on the narrator's view of events without revealing more than they...

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