Rick Riordan Writing Styles in The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel

Rick Riordan
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Point of View

"The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel" is written using a third person point of view and illustrations. This point of view is limited but fairly reliable. Because this is a graphic novel, much of the narrative is conveyed through the images which are equally as important as the words within the illustrations. The fact that the point of view is third person is proven by the fact that the narrator reveals limited information from an outside perspective rather than as one of the characters. This is important to the form of the novel as it allows the narrative to transpire without undue influence from any particular character.

The vast majority of the narrative is written as dialogue, with minimal written exposition which mainly occurs to inform the reader of the time and location that the events depicted take place. The rest of the exposition is depicted...

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