Writing Styles in Dark Witch

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Point of View

Dark Witch is told from a third-person, limited omniscient narrator’s point of view, from Iona’s perspective. This means that the narrator has access to Iona’s thoughts and emotions alone. Inexplicably, the narrator is suddenly given access to Boyle’s thoughts and emotions once he and Iona begin sleeping together, and the reader is treated to a few scenes from Boyle’s perspective throughout the novel. The jump into Boyle’s mind is somewhat jarring because it happens late in the novel and without warning. It may be that the leap is used to symbolize the deep connection between Iona and Boyle. Once the pair begins sleeping together, Cabhan is able to pull Boyle into Iona’s dreams, so it’s possible that the dual narration is another clue to the romantic connection being made. This dueling narrative is particularly helpful once Iona...

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