Jane Yolen Writing Styles in Dragon's Blood: The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volume One

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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is third person. This point of view is necessary, in that the narrator can tell information about the actions and emotions of several characters, although the focus is almost always on Jakkin. This is important to the plot of the novel, since the emotional growth of the character is a vital theme to the story, as is the bond between the dragon and his keeper. The impact of this emotional bond and the growth of Jakkin as a character would be more difficult to show if the novel were written in another point of view. Told as a combination between dialog and description, the novel is kept to the narrow focus of Jakkin, since the story is really about the relationship between his dragon and himself. Jakkin spends much of the time alone in the desert, training his dragon...

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