Orson Scott Card Writing Styles in Enchantment

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The novel is written in the third-person omniscient point of view. The main characters, Ivan and Katerina, are the primary narrators. However, the author also moves into the mind of Baba Yaga as well as Esther and Piotr's minds. This allows for the reader to see what is going on in all settings of the novel as well as understand the motivations of multiple characters, not just the main characters.

The point of view of this novel works well because it allows the reader to get to know many characters and to understand the motivations and actions of many different characters all at once. This point of view also allows the reader to know what is happening in modern New York while Ivan is trapped in the ninth century. This point of view also works well because it allows the reader to understand the actions and...

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