Isabel Allende Writing Styles in City of the Beasts

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The story is presented largely from the perspective of Alex. For the majority of the story, the reader learns only what Alex knows. For the most part, this information is told through Alex's thoughts and conversations with other characters though there are a few exceptions to this as well. For example, it's noted that Alex is constantly hungry during the trip into the jungle. He doesn't think he'll like any of the food being offered and refuses to try it. This information is presented merely as fact to the reader. There are a few specific scenes in the story that are presented from some other perspective. One of these is seen when Alex has a vision in which he is in the hospital room with his mother. In that vision, he visits with her, touches her, and is reassured that she's still alive. Immediately following that...

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