Alice Dalgliesh Writing Styles in The Bears on Hemlock Mountain

Alice Dalgliesh
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Point of View

The point of view is third person omniscient, with the author giving rich, detailed descriptions of the mountain, the protagonist's home, and his interior thoughts. The protagonist is a young 9-year-old boy growing up in the isolated mountains in the late 1800s. The language is appropriate to a child's point of view and the children's novel's audience.

Language and Meaning

The main character of the story is Jonathan, who is a 9-year-old boy growing up in the late 1800s. He lives an isolated life with only his relatives and the woodland creatures, for company. As such, the thoughts and feelings of a young boy from this era are utilized, offering simplistic explanations and motivations for actions taken. The language, for the most part, is easily accessible for the very early and emergent reader, offering a lower lexile score.

Several situations are outlined within the book...

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