Jeff Wheeler Writing Styles in The Queen's Poisoner

Jeff Wheeler
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from the limited perspective of Owen, a little boy who is taken away from his family and held prisoner by King Severn. While the novel is written from Owen's perspective, it is not completely limited to his perspective. For example, there is a section at the end of each chapter in which Mancini writes about people, places, and events – sometimes historic information – and Owen does not know about these reports.

While the novel is written from Owen's perspective, the information is in third person, meaning that the reader does not have to depend on Owen to be honest or accurate. This is especially important when the author details Owen's feelings. Owen is just a little boy and may not be able to accurately relate his emotions to the reader. The narrator is responsible for that.

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