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C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in George MacDonald

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Style

Point of View

The quotes are written solely from MacDonald's point of view. Therefore, the majority of the book is the first person point of view. Occasionally MacDonald will refer to himself and his audience in a quote. In this case the point of view becomes first person, plural. In only a few of his quotes, mostly those which come from his novels, MacDonald writes from the third person omniscient point of view. Examples of this third person point of view can be found in several sections including Section 343, 346, 347 and 348.

Since it is MacDonald's intention to share with his readers his opinions and views of frequently questioned truths of the Christian faith, it is appropriate that he should write in the first person point of view. Also, it should be remembered that many of these quotes were taken from MacDonald's sermons. In these sermons, MacDonald would be speaking to...

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