Dan Brown Writing Styles in The Lost Symbol

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Point of View

The Lost Symbol is told from the point of view of a third person omniscient narrator. The reliable narrator records the thoughts and emotions of all of characters. More emphasis is placed on Langdon, the hero, and Mal’akh, the villain, than the other characters.

Depth is added to the story by the use of symbols and language. Therefore, it makes sense for the author to choose a consistent style of narration with few changes in point of view. This third person point of view also allows the author to switch quickly between the experiences of different characters without having to change points of the view. The story flows smoothly from character to character without sharp breaks caused by changing points of view.

Language and Meaning

Language is important in this novel as the characters struggle to decode an ancient pyramid encrypted with different types...

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