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Nora Roberts Writing Styles in Rebellion

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Point of View

Nora Roberts uses an omniscient narrator's point of view throughout the story. The reader is able to look in on different characters' activities during the same period, and is allowed to know the thoughts and dreams of the characters without having to rely on dialogue. Roberts narrates from the point of view of each of the characters so we are allowed to see, through their eyes, what they are experiencing. She also narrates from an objective point of view with illustrations and descriptions of the Scottish terrain, Glenroe manor and the luxurious court at Edinburgh. The reader is able to imagine the scents of lavender, the feel of "foamy" lace and the rustle of gowns through Roberts' descriptions, as well as the fresh air, spongy earth and rocky soil of Scotland.

Roberts' omniscient point of view also allows us to look ten years back in the...

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