Melissa de la Cruz Writing Styles in Masquerade: A Blue Bloods Novel

Melissa de la Cruz
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Point of View

Melissa De La Cruz tells her novel "Masquerade" in the third-person and omniscient narrative. This is done because there are a host of very diverse characters, each with a specific worldview which drives them. Telling the novel in first person would have made the transition between characters and competing plots much more difficult to handle, but De La Cruz's use of third person works far better in this case. Indeed, the need for back-stories and previous plots relevant in the current novel are best told through an omniscient and objective third-person narrator.

Setting

The setting of the novel "Masquerade" by Melissa De La Cruz is primarily in New York, New York. The novel, which focuses around rich and elite vampire socialites makes New York the perfect setting, for New York is considered a fashion capital of the world and the heart of the global social scene...

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