Maggie Stiefvater Writing Styles in The Scorpio Races

Maggie Stiefvater
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Point of View

In "The Scorpio Races," there are two narrators, Sean Kendrick and Puck Connolly, who alternate sharing their perspectives. Both are limited first-person narrators who are reliable. As each narrator tells the story from their own point of view, their knowledge is limited to what they see, hear or experience without being privy to the thoughts and emotions of other characters. This is importance since it also the narrative to maintain its focus on these two protagonists. Simultaneously, this style of alternating narrators shows how each views things with their viewpoints starting out very different and gradually becoming more similar as they spend more time together.

The distribution of exposition and dialogue is fairly equal in this novel, though there is slightly more exposition as Sean and Puck's inner monologues are included in this classification. This distribution is useful as it allows the reader to compare...

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