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Juliet Marillier Writing Styles in Daughter of the Forest

Juliet Marillier
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This novel is written in the first person point of view. The narrating character is Sorcha, seventh child of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters. Sorcha tells the story from some point in the future, often stopping her narration to clarify a moment for the reader or to comment on a significant element to the story. These comments add a little of the authorial voice to the story, giving the reader advanced knowledge of Sorcha's story, such as the fact that she must survive her ordeal and her near burning due to the fact that she is telling the story from some point in the future.

The point of view of this story works well with the plot of the novel because it creates an intimate relationship between the reader and Sorcha, giving the reader a reason to care what might happen to Sorcha. This point of view...

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