C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Point of View

The story is told from the third person omniscient point of view – that is, from the perspective of a storytelling narrator who has insight into the thoughts and feelings of all the characters. There are certain characters whose point of view is taken both more vividly and more often. In the early chapters, for example, the narrative shifts between focus on Lucy and focus on Edmund. In later chapters, focus shifts primarily to Lucy, with the inner lives of the other characters receiving supplementary consideration. Here it’s interesting to note that rarely do any of the animal characters, including Aslan, receive the same kind of narrative attention as the human characters – in other words, narration rarely, if ever, gets into their heads and experiences in the same way as it does with the humans. This may be the result of practical considerations (i.e...

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