Ransom Riggs Writing Styles in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs
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Point of View

The story is told from the first person, past tense point of view, specifically, from the perspective of the book's central character and narrator, Jacob Portman. As is often the case with first person narratives, the authorial choice to write from the protagonist's first person perspective draws the reader fully and immediately into Jacob's experiences. The reader discovers what Jacob discovers when he discovers it, encounters what he encounters when he encounters it, and explores important choices at the same time as Jacob explores them. Such a perspective is often particularly effective in narratives where there are mysteries to be solved, truths to be unveiled, and revelations to both absorb and accommodate. All these circumstances arise throughout Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, with their impact being heightened and intensified by the inclusion of the photographs (see "Objects/Places - The Photographs") that inspired the author...

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