Meg Cabot Writing Styles in Jinx

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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person point of view. The narrator of this novel is Jinx, a young boy who, after being abandoned by his stepparents, is raised by a wizard. Jinx has magical abilities and these come through in the text even before Jinx fully understands what they are and that not everyone else can do them.

The point of view of this novel is a little unreliable. The author uses a character who is young and naive, a child who does not fully understand the world around him. For this reason, Jinx tells the reader things that are not always completely true. In using Jinx as his narrator, and making the reader aware of the unreliability of Jinx’s narration, the author has created a complex novel that is a fascinating read for all ages of readers.

Language and Meaning

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