Carol Matas Writing Styles in Daniel's Story

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Point of View

Daniel’s Story is written from a limited first person point of view of Daniel, the title character. As the book opens he is 14 years old but tells of pictures and events from when he was about six years old.

Daniel is a photographer who tells the story through the pictures in his album and in his mind’s eye. He is a fairly static character. Even though he ages four years his maturation is not obvious in his behavior or view of life. In the end, when he looks at himself in the mirror, he asks, “Who is this tall, gaunt boy with the large blue eyes?” He is 18 years old and does not consider himself to be a man. This could be a logical result of living through the events he lived through. Seeing what he saw would alter anyone’s perspective, but...

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