Anne Ursu Writing Styles in The Real Boy

Anne Ursu
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Point of View

The Real Boy, by Anne Ursu is a fictional tale that is told from third person limited perspective of its main character, a young orphan child named Oscar. This differs from a third person omniscient in that only Oscar's thoughts and feelings are explored with any depth. It also differs from a first person perspective because it is the author's voice that is heard throughout the descriptive passages rather than the character's voice. All characters in this story are described with the use of pronouns such as 'he', 'she', or 'they', but the character Oscar is the only one followed closely from the beginning of the story to the end although the personal descriptor 'I' is not used. The narrative is strong and reliable throughout, giving the reader an in-depth look at a segment of Oscar's life beginning at the age of 11, when Oscar is...

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