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Dorothy Dunnett Writing Styles in Queens' Play

Dorothy Dunnett
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Style

Point of View

The point of view of this book is from both a narrator and the characters themselves. The narrator's role in this book is to give the reader a visual picture of the scene in which the characters find themselves. This narrator also acts as a commentator for the various events and actions that take place. Although not omniscient, the narrator does hint at important clues that foreshadow events to come. He or she also points out important details that the reader should keep in mind.

When the story is not from the narrator's perspective, it is from the perspective of one or more characters. Dialogue takes place between the various characters to reveal aspects of the characters' personalities, native countries, and even socioeconomic status. By changing the characters' word usage and accents, the author is able to show a great deal about each character's upbringing and...

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Queens' Play from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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