Ken Follett Writing Styles in The Modigliani Scandal

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Point of View

Ken Follett writes The Modigliani Scandal from the third person point of view. The author is the narrator of the novel. He fills in the details of where the locations for the action are and what the main characters are doing and thinking. There is a lot of dialogue in the book where the characters explain their thoughts, actions, and motivations, but the rest of the details are provided by the narrator.

Use of the third person is a method of providing the reader with more information about the characters and the action of the novel. If the novel were written from the first person point of view, the reader would only have knowledge of the events that took place in the presence of the character who is telling the story. This would severely restrict the knowledge of the reader. The use of the third person...

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