Kristin Cashore Writing Styles in Graceling

Kristin Cashore
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Point of View

The point of view of the book is that of an all-knowing observer, and all characters are referred to in the third person, except when they are speaking and thinking. At the same time, Katsa is the central character, and her thoughts and feelings are always described and made known to the reader. Katsa is also present in all scenes of the book, so for all intents and purposes the book could be written in the first person as the experiences and memoirs of the fictional character Katsa.

In the beginning of the book, Katsa is a leader of the Council, but many parts of her personality still need to be developed. Her whole life is around political and royal intrigue, and she has not developed as a woman. Katsa wants to promote and restore justice, but she has difficulty in figuring out what people around...

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