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George R. R. Martin Writing Styles in A Game of Thrones

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Point of View

The point of view is third person omniscient. The narrating character shifts from chapter to chapter, including most of the main characters at one point or another. This point of view shows insight into the minds of not only adults, but also many of the young people who populate the novel. The point of view allows the reader to see the motivations of each character, those with good motivations and those with bad, making it difficult for the reader to see a pattern of good versus evil. Everyone in the novel believes they are doing the right thing. The point of view also allows the reader to see more of the story since a great deal of the events described within the plot development can only be seen through the eyes of one or two characters, even though most events have an impact on all the...

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