C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in The Horse and His Boy

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Point of View

In The Horse and his Boy, the author, C.S. Lewis, is clearly the narrator. Although the novel is told primarily in the third person point of view, there are several places in which the author makes observations or comments in the first person point of view. For example, there are several places within the narration, when C.S. Lewis makes comments about the plot or the situation he is currently discussing, such as in the first chapter, when he says "You must imagine that Shasta felt at all as you and I would feel if we had just overheard our parents talking about selling us for slaves." (pg. 208) Written in this fashion, the story is told as though being reported by someone who has intimate knowledge of each of the characters and the events reported upon.

Lewis increases the level of intimacy between himself and...

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