The Sacrifice Style
Point of View
"The Sacrifice" by Kathleen Benner Duble is written in the third person narrative, limited omniscient, and from the point of view of the protagonist, ten-year-old Abigail Faulkner. In this format, the reader is aware of the protagonist's thoughts and motivations as they pertain to the story. The reader is able to definitively see the growth and character arc of the main character. Although she matured and developed, it was her stay in the horrific prison that went a long way in making her grow up beyond her years.
One of the biggest changes in her character is that she finally comes to a resolution about her relationship with her father. She had always considered him weak and uncaring. When he expressed his wish that he was more like Abigail and Hannah who were strong a brave, Abigail realized that she had been harsh and unfair with him. She also came...