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Writing Techniques in Interview with the Vampire

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Techniques

Anne Rice uses the flashback technique in both Interview with the Vampire and Vampire Lestat (1985). Besides grounding the books in the present while visiting the past, the flashback technique also allows Louis (who is being interviewed) to speak in the first person. Rice also plays with tempo. A scene which may be ponderous and still is juxtaposed with a scene of quick passion and violence. The resulting tension, particularly in Interview with the Vampire, is extremely unsettling.

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