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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from an omniscient perspective, meaning the reader learns what is happening in all realms of this magical world though no single character is aware of all the events. An important aspect of the point of view is that the perspectives of individual characters changes as that character has new experiences that change him/her. For example, Tane is about to embark on a new chapter of her life when the novel opens. She puts herself and her future in danger when she goes outside on the night before Choosing Day. At the time, she thinks the risks are minimal, but she later realizes that she should not have taken such a chance. Much later, she begins to realize just how fortunate she has been in many areas of her life. Tane is also critical of others when she...

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