Julie Garwood Writing Styles in The Prize

Julie Garwood
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Point of View

The novel is recounted in third-person and omniscient narration. The narrator clearly sees all that is going on outwardly and in the minds of the two main characters, Nicolaa and Royce. This allows the reader to gain insight into the struggles and motivations within the main characters. Because of this point of view, the reader understands that Royce really loves Nicolaa, but he doesn't understand how to show her his love. At first he doesn't even want to acknowledge it to himself. The reader also sees Nicolaa's inward struggle to really act on the faith and trust she verbalizes in regards to her husband.

This makes the reader connect with the main characters because they are very real people with strength and flaws. Third-person omniscient narration also allows the reader to feel the emotional turmoil Nicolaa feels as she adjusts to her home coming under the...

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