Marion Zimmer Bradley Writing Styles in The Forest House

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Point of View

The Forest House is told from a third-person limited point of view. The reader follows the narrative from the perspective of one character at a time. However, this character shifts as the story unfolds. In the prologue and epilogue, the story is told through Caillean at her new House on Afallon. Still, throughout the body of the novel, the point of view shifts from Eilan to Gaius. From time to time, the reader is privy to the thoughts of other characters - Julia, for example, and her desire to have a male son. For the most part, though, Eilan and Gaius provide the framework through which the story is told, and the reader sees the events from their points of view. Eilan's point of view includes her many visions, dreams, and even the experience of her death, as she watches her body being burned and floats...

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