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Pierce Brown Writing Styles in Golden Son

Pierce Brown
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Point of View

Pierce Brown tells his novel “Golden Son” in the first-person limited-omniscient perspective from the point of view of main character, Darrow. This is done for at least two primary reasons. The first is that the story being told is Darrow’s – his rise from Red through the ranks of the Golds to being military commander for a rebellion against the Sovereign herself. There is no one better to tell Darrow’s story than Darrow himself. Secondly, the first-person narrative allows the reader to experience things directly as Darrow experiences them, and allows readers to be privy to his innermost thoughts and feelings – something no one else is. Thus the reader learns more about Darrow, and experiences things directly as he experiences them. The limited-omniscient aspect of the narrative adds a sense of realism to things, as the reader only learns about things as Darrow experiences...

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