Clare, Cassandra Writing Styles in Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices)

Clare, Cassandra
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from an omniscient perspective, though there are a few limitations that allow the author to keep information secret. A major example of the limitation is seen in the fact that Will has some secret in his background. The others know only that he arrived at the London Institute when he was about 12 years old and that his parents arrived asking for him, but Will refused to talk to them. Will reveals some vague memories, but they are not explained sufficiently for the reader to know what happened. This is clearly set up to be a major plot twist in one of the upcoming novels of the series.

Typically, the reader sees scenes from the perspective of one or two characters at a time which allows them to know everything the character knows. When Charlotte and Henry go to...

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