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Terry Pratchett Writing Styles in Eric

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Point of View

The story is written in the present tense in third person. The character viewpoint of the story switches throughout the telling with the main focus being Rincewind although Astfgl, Death, the Librarian, and many others will be the focus at times. Some will only have a paragraph while others will be reoccurring. The point of view will be limited to the character being seen. The information given will be based on that character's point of view and knowledge.

There is a lot of dialogue throughout the book where there is more than one character but information is also given through exposition and sometimes in footnotes. The point of view keeps the reader knowledgeable about the events that are taking place in regards to the other characters and the plots that eventually tie them all together. There are little pieces of foreshadowing throughout the story and the...

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