Lucy Maud Montgomery Writing Styles in Magic for Marigold

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Point of View

For the most part, the story is told from the third person limited point of view - that is, from the perspective of central character and protagonist Marigold Lesley. There are, however, a few diversions from this point of view. Occasionally, the narrative detours into a more omniscient (all knowing) perspective, including includes comments and perspectives from other characters. At other times, the author interjects first person commentary on the action, using first person pronouns like "I" or "we" or "us" to create a sense of commonality or connection with Marigold's experiences, and also a sense of immediacy and intimacy with her.

In terms of the book's thematic point of view, there seems to be a central perspective that simultaneously animates and inhabits its four central themes as outlined in "Themes". This is the idea, principle and practice of open-mindedness, which is present as much in...

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