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Carol O'Connell Writing Styles in Mallory's Oracle

Carol O'Connell
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Point of View

The point of view used in "Mallory's Oracle" by Carol O'Connell is third-person omniscient. The use of third person in this particular work allows the reader to have complete insight into the actions of all characters, to go between various scenarios, and be privy to the thoughts of the characters.

O'Connell shows the complete attention to detail that can only be seen in the third person, from an emotional standpoint to the detail seen in the city and on its streets. The use of third person as opposed to first person often takes away from the individual character experience but in the case of "Mallory's Oracle," O'Connell manages to fully capture the character of each person as well as the character of the Big Apple. O'Connell manages to capture the internal thoughts of the characters through third person that is often not possible. This is especially...

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