G. P. Ching Writing Styles in The Soulkeepers

G. P. Ching
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from a limited perspective that varies slightly between characters. The majority of the novel focuses on Jacob, and the passages that are focused on Jacob are typically limited exclusively to his perspective. For example, he and Malini have an argument and the reader knows only what Jacob thinks and feels, even when he and Malini appear in the same scene. However, another scene could be presented from Malini's perspective, and the reader then knows only what she is thinking and feeling at that moment.

The changing perspectives are necessary because Jacob does not appear in every scene. For example, Malini finds the bracelet Jacob bought for her when she is alone. That scene focuses on Malini, and that is the first clue that Malini has some gift of her own. That scene lays the groundwork for a later...

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