J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany Writing Styles in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany
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Point of View

The storyline is presented as a play, which means it is in third person from an omniscient view. That view is limited by the actors' knowledge of any event at a given time but the audience always has more information than any given actor. For example, Harry, Ginny, and Draco begin searching for Albus and Scorpius after they fail to show up at school. The three adults have no idea what the two boys are doing, but the audience already knows. In another scene, the actors get hints that there is Dark Magic present but it is the audience that first sees the dementors.

Some readers may find that Delphi is a questionable character from her earliest appearance, but Albus senses nothing sinister in the young woman until she reveals her identity. Even then, Albus and Scorpius do not really know what she is planning...

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