Linnea Hartsuyker Writing Styles in The Half-Drowned King

Linnea Hartsuyker
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Point of View

The author uses first-person narration to immerse readers in the point of view of one of the three main characters, Ragnvald, Svanhild, and Solvi. The novel begins in Ragnvald's first-person, which lets the readers know that he is the most important main character in the novel and that most of it will revolve around him. When immersed in Ragnvald's first-person narration, readers are able to get a clear idea of what he holds dear, what his motives are, and the thinking behind the decisions that he makes throughout the novel. His point of view also shows how Harald's followers think about his conquest of Norway. Ragnvald and other followers of Harald think that he will bring them glory and honor and that he is the right man to rule over all of Norway.

Svanhild is the second first-person narrator that readers encounter in the novel...

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