Nancy Holder Writing Styles in The Rose Bride: A Retelling of 'the White Bride and the Black Bride' (Once...

Nancy Holder
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Point of View

This story is told from the point of view of an omniscient narrator. In the narration of the story, all characters are referred to as "he" or "she." There is no reference to an "I," meaning that none of the characters are telling the story from their own viewpoint. Another aspect that proves that the narrator is omniscient is that he knows the thoughts, emotions, backgrounds and motivations of all the characters in the novel. If the narrator were not omniscient, he would not have access to all of this information, he would only be able to see things from one person's viewpoint, or from his viewpoint as he reported on the actions of the characters.

The majority of this story is told through exposition with only small patches of dialogue. The exposition tells important background information and describes the mindsets, emotions and motivations of the...

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