C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in Prince Caspian

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The story is written in third person point of view. The view is omniscient, proven by the fact that the reader has insight into the motives of Prince Caspian, King Miraz's advisors, and that of the three children Lucy, Peter, Edmund, and Susan. While the point of view will allow the reader to see the story from different characters, there will still be many pieces of the story that otherwise wouldn't be understood. Aslan is the mythical talking lion in the story that eventually comes to the aid of Narnia and the four children. Despite the fact that Aslan has a large role in the story, it won't be shown what Aslan is doing or thinking until Aslan reveals it to the children.

The point of view will be helpful to the reader, since much of the story will be focused on the four children, Peter...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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