Dan Brown Writing Styles in Origin

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Point of View

Origin, the novel, is told primarily from the third person point of view of an omniscient narrator. This narrator closely focuses on Langdon, the main character of the novel, but it switches its focus occasionally to other characters such as Avila and Ambra. Using an omniscient narrator works well for this novel because some parts of the story could not be told from only the first person point of view of Langdon. For instance, Langdon is not at the palace and is not aware of the information that Martín has received about Garza and Valdespino, or how Garza has reacted to this information. If the novel had been told from the first person point of view, this information from the palace could not have been included. The sections of the novel that are articles from ConspiracyNet are written in the third person point of...

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