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Neil Gaiman Writing Styles in The Sandman: A Game of You

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Style

Point of View

The point of view of the graphic novel is partially first person limited and partially third person limited. Much of the novel is Princess Barbara's recollection of the events that occurred, told through a first person point of view. Other parts of the novel exclude Princess Barbara's experiences and are told through a third person point of view. Either way, the point of view is limited in that no internal actions and thoughts are revealed, with the exception of Princess Barbara's thoughts during the parts of the text that are written in first person. This point of view allows a lot of things to occur unexpectedly since the reader is not privy to character's thoughts and feelings throughout the novel.

The story is written using mostly dialogue with small areas that contain a retrospective remembrance of the events through Princess Barbara's eyes. There is not much...

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