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Terry Pratchett Writing Styles in Sourcery

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Point of View

The point of view in Sourcery is in the third person. The author spends most of the book following Rincewind, and the view is always omniscient with Rincewind, but it varies between omniscient and limited with the other characters. The examples of this are shown with the wizards in the castle when they fear the staff. This point of view is very helpful to the reader in realizing the emotions and driving points with certain people. There are other times when you are left to wonder what people are thinking. When Conina first enters the scene, the reader doesn't know who she is or what she is thinking. The author uses the limited point of view in parts of the book to create mystery and moments of foreshadowing.

There are times when the author depicts what is happening with the other characters in the book and...

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