R. L. LaFevers Writing Styles in Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book I

R. L. LaFevers
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Point of View

This novel is written in the first person point of view of Ismae Rienne, the heroine of the novel. In addition to being written in the first person, the novel is also written in the present tense. This use of tense makes the reader feel as if he is experiencing the action of the book at the same time that Ismae is. Since much of the novel deals with Ismae's emotional growth and maturation, it is important that the reader is able to experience this growth as it is happening through Ismae's own words and emotions.

The majority of the story is told through exposition as Ismae talks about and describes what is happening to her and around her. Ismae also explains interactions between herself and other characters. This use of exposition keeps the reader focused on Ismae and the way that her thoughts and emotions...

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