Magariel, Daniel Writing Styles in One of the Boys

Magariel, Daniel
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Point of View

The novel is told from a first-person point of view. The narrator, a pre-adolescent boy with an older brother and two abusive parents, is the main character of the story and all of its events are filtered through his perspective. As a result, we are able to intimately witness his development through the early stages of adulthood as he attempts to navigate a life full of emotional and physical conflict. When an event takes place, we are given his immediate thoughts and reactions, which allow us to continually reshape our understandings of him as a dynamic character while he continually reshapes his understanding of himself as a son, a brother, and an individual. Furthermore, we are given access to his motivations for his actions and behavior, which are not always so black and white. Through the first person point of view, we come to understand...

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