Marguerite Henry Writing Styles in King of the Wind

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Point of View

King of the Wind is told in the style of third person narration. The narrator is non intrusive and remains unnoticed throughout the story. The story line generally follows Agba's actions and whereabouts. Sometimes, the story line gets into Sham's whereabouts and actions during the times, when Agba and Sham are separated.

Setting

The prologue take place at a Canadian horse race where the famous horse, Man o' War, races against a Canadian horse, Sir Barton. The main story line begins much early in time and tells the story of Sham, one of Man o' War's ancestors. Sham is born in Morocco, an Arab country. The action soon moves to France, where a boy King, Louis XV, sits on the throne. Later, the story line moves once again, this time to England, where Agba and Sham move from one owner to the next, until they end...

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