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Carol Matas Writing Styles in Daniel's Story

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Style

Points of View

This story is written in the third point limited point of view. The book was written with a teenage audience in mind; therefore, Matas selected Daniel, a teenage boy, to be the main character. The book illustrates some of the horrors bestowed upon Jewish people and political prisoners in Germany during World War II and shows some of the many emotions that they likely experienced.

Each section begins with Daniel riding a train and reviewing photographs, either mental or real, from the location that he is leaving. Each picture he reviews results in a flashback to an event or emotion experienced in the location that he just left.

Setting

The timeframe of the story ranges from a few years before World War II to just after the war. Daniel is on a train during most of the story, but while on the train, he has flashbacks...

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Daniel's Story from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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