Rick Riordan Writing Styles in The Blood of Olympus

Rick Riordan
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Point of View

Blood of Olympus is told in the first person perspective, keeping in tradition with all of the previous novels. However, interestingly enough, the first person account that the series started with (Percy Jackson) is not whose voice ends the series. In fact, there are 5 different first person accounts of the same event as it unfolds. This allows the reader to fully engage in what is happening, as if it is a omniscient viewpoint.

This ability to remain in first person, while offering detailed versions of an event allows the reader more insight and understanding (and misunderstandings) that otherwise would have been lost without it. The author solved a major issue with the series by allowing for multiple viewpoints. So, in this series, the reader sees Nico come to terms with his birthright, not only from his own viewpoint, but as other observe him. Secondly, the...

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