Rick Riordan Writing Styles in The Red Pyramid

Rick Riordan
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Point of View

The point of view in The Red Pyramid is first person. The first person narrator alternates between Carter and Sadie Kane as they work together to recount their adventures. In the case of both narrators, the point of view is limited and mostly reliable, proven by their being able to only share what they witnessed or felt personally without knowledge of other events. The point of view is reliable in that they share what they know; though they find they do not know what is going on at first, their knowledge expands throughout the novel. One example of this is Carter and Sadie learning that Set is controlling Amos. This is important since it allows the reader to accompany the Kane children on their adventure, learning with them as they go.

The distribution of exposition and dialogue in the novel is fairly equal, and this is...

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