J. K. Rowling Writing Styles in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is told in third-person, limited point of view, with the narrator unidentified and invisible and the tone objective. Harry is the character whose thoughts, feelings, and experiences are revealed to the reader. The narrator at some odd points throughout the book is omniscient, telling the reader what Harry is thinking or feeling. The narrator mostly relays events as they happen and also reveals some, but not all, of the thoughts and feelings of the main character Harry Potter. The actions and thoughts of the other characters are relayed to the reader via the conversations among the characters themselves. The actions of the main characters and the narrative descriptions of them tell the reader what type of person the main characters are. The characters and places are not always accounted for by the narrator; sometimes they are described through the eyes...

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