Marguerite De Angeli Writing Styles in The Door in the Wall

Marguerite De Angeli
This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Door in the Wall.
This section contains 1,214 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Door in the Wall Study Guide

Point of View

The Door in the Wall is written in the first person. The book is written from the point of view of a ten year old boy who is leaving home to be a page for a knight. Robin is actually starting work at a young age. There are some explanations about things Robin does or experiences but on the whole, almost everything is seen through his eyes.

Most of the descriptions and impressions of people are fairly superficial because a child does not see the world the same as an adult. A novel written in the first person does not have quite the amount of character development as one where the author describes things in depth because Robin is unable to see into the minds of others.

Robin is more interested in his desires and needs than what others are doing. For instance, he expects Dame...

(read more)

This section contains 1,214 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Door in the Wall Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Door in the Wall from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook