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Brothers Grimm Writing Styles in The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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Point of View

These stories are all told from the third person point of view. In each case, the narrator of the story is omniscient and knows the thoughts and emotions of each of the characters in the story. This collection of stories was originally passed from generation to generation orally; therefore, they were told by a storyteller. Since the stories were told by a third person and passed along by a storyteller, it makes sense they would be presented in the third person point of view.

The bulk of these stories are told half in the form of exposition and half in the form of dialogue. The exposition allows the storyteller to tell part of the story while the dialogue allows the characters to speak for themselves. It seems the storyteller would have altered the tone of their voice to give each character its own unique voice. The...

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