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Nora Roberts Writing Styles in Dance of the Gods

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Point of View

Point of view is limited, and at times, omniscient third-person, moving between the two main characters of this second book of the trilogy, Larkin and Blair. Roberts makes full use of both of the the third person points of view, but she also uses free rein with the omniscient aspect when describing character's physical traits with no mirror or anyone else looking at them.

The Dance of the Gods is told in the form of omniscient third person narration, or involved author narration, where the point of view moves easily and seamlessly from one character to the next. The majority of the story is told from Blair's perspective, then secondly from Larkin's perspective. The author then allows the other four of the Circle of Six to have their thoughts and feelings revealed to the reader. In addition, the reader is allowed to see and hear the...

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