Tatiana de Rosnay Writing Styles in Sarah's Key

Tatiana de Rosnay
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Point of View

The point of view used in Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay switches from third person omniscient to first person.

While the story surrounds the activities of Sirka Starzynski/Sarah DuFaure, the author made the smart choice to avoid using the first person. The story itself is rather complex and only third person omniscient would allow the reader to follow and understand the activities of all of the characters as well as the dangerous and deadly events of Operation Spring Breeze, World War II, and the events that took place at the internment and concentration camps. It also allows for the reader to follow and understand actions and thoughts of other characters in the book as well as those events of which Sirka/Sarah has no knowledge.

While the 1942 story is written in third person omniscient, the author writes the story as it might have been...

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