Lady Antonia Fraser Writing Styles in Marie Antoinette: The Journey

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Perspective

The story is written in third person from an omniscient point of view. The perspective is reasonable and acceptable considering that historical documents and historical research are used in the writing of the book. The reader who picks up the book expecting it to be a historically accurate story of the life of Marie Antoinette may find that the book lacks in the actual story line. While the book presents the life of Antoinette from her birth to her death, the story is about Antoinette's role in this historic time rather than focusing only on her life. For example, as the author tells about Antoinette's bridal trip across the country to the home of her husband, the author includes information about the country at the time and goes into some limited detail about other young brides who made similar bridal trips. These additional details are informative but seem...

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