Sarah Monette Writing Styles in Melusine

Sarah Monette
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Point of View

The story is recounted through the first-person point of view of two different narrators, Felix Harrowgate and Mildmay the Fox. The first is a point of view based on a higher class narrator's perception. However, as Felix descends into insanity as the result of a curse, his perception of the world becomes distorted. In much of Felix's narration, the reader must figure out what is happening that Felix may not understand. The second narrator, Mildmay, is a lower class individual. His point of view is more pragmatic and straightforward.

Setting

Most of the story is set in the fictional city of Mélusine. It is an ancient city. In comparison to the kingdom of Troia, Mélusine is a backwards city. Mélusine is highly segregated by class. It is a busy cosmopolitan city inhabited by many thieves. The crime in the city is high and...

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