Rachel Caine Writing Styles in Feast of Fools

Rachel Caine
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Point of View

"Feast of Fools" is written in the third person, from an omniscient narrator point of view. The characters speak in the "I" voice through direct quotations.

Setting

The novel takes places entirely in the small Texas college town known as Morganville. There are paranormal portals between various locations. Major settings include Glass House, where the main characters live; the university; the Common Grounds coffeehouse; the Blood Donation center; and Amelie's castle, where the masked ball takes place.

Language and Meaning

"Feast of Fools" is written in conversational language easily accessible to teenagers and young adults of the 21st century. There are historical allusions to past events relating to such real-life figures as Voltaire, Marie Antoinette, and King Henry of France. There are also allusions to fictional characters like Huckleberry Finn and Zorro. Some of the characters in the novel assume the identities of these figures as...

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