Roald Dahl Writing Styles in The Best of Roald Dahl

This Study Guide consists of approximately 46 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Best of Roald Dahl.
This section contains 902 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Best of Roald Dahl Study Guide

Point of View

The stories in the collection, "The Best of Roald Dahl," are usually told from a first person or third person point of view. Several of the stories have an unnamed narrator describing events from the first person point of view, such as "Taste," "The Hitchhiker," Claud's Dog," and "Galloping Foxley." This technique gives the effect of a person telling us about events that have really happened to them, and giving the stories a ring of truth. It also allows the readers to get a better idea of what the narrator has experienced by allowing them to step into the story and see through his or her eyes. This technique is frequently used when there are just a few characters that all interact with the narrator, and the narrator can act as an impartial observer. Many of the other stories are told using the third-person point of...

(read more)

This section contains 902 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Best of Roald Dahl Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Best of Roald Dahl from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook