J. K. Rowling Writing Styles in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Point of View

The novel is in third person and the narrator refrains from giving opinions outright except through the actions and thoughts of the characters. Divided in thirty-eight chapters, the book focuses on Harry Potter and to what his thoughts, actions and deeds lead. The narrator is unknown but recounts faithfully conversations and thoughts of Harry. The motivations of the other characters are not as easily discernable, and we are given insight into their thoughts only through Harry’s insights. The narrator is trustworthy, and Harry’s point of view is given in detail. Although Harry can be contradictory, it is not due to any fault of the narrator and must be attributed to his angst and the rashness of youth. Harry’s frustrations are our own: He is trying to find out information so he can act, but he is not given any by the people...

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