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Jonas Saul Writing Styles in The Kill

Jonas Saul
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person omniscient point of view. The author uses both Darwin and Rosina as narrators in this novel. Darwin is a writer who is being pursued by a mob family because of his role in the death of the heir apparent. Rosina is his wife. She is an unassuming, normal girl who thinks she has just married a calm, unassuming man. However, Rosina is kidnapped by the mob and quickly discovers that Darwin is much more than she ever imagined.

The point of view of this novel works with the plot because it shows the story from both Darwin and Rosina's point of view, allowing the reader to be aware of what one is experiencing while the other is off doing his or her own thing. The author is careful to separate change of point of view by white space...

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