Jane Austen Writing Styles in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance - Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!

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Point of View

Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith tell their novel "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" in the third-person omniscient narrative mode. This is done for at least two reasons. First, the third-person omniscient-narrative mode affords the writer the ability to tell the novel in an objective and removed formal tone, thus making the novel more authentic and realistic. The second is that the third-person omniscient narrative mode allows the writer to take a few moments aside here and there to explain certain things to the reader, which may, in a first-person narrative mode, be seen as jarring and distracting from the course of the plot.

Setting

Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith set their novel "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" in early nineteenth-century England. This is done for at least two reasons. The first is that England allows the perfect setting for a clash of classes and zombies, and...

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