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Anne Rice Writing Styles in The Tale of the Body Thief

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Point of View

This novel is written in the first person point of view. The narrator is the Vampire Lestat, the narrator of several of the other novels in this series. In this novel, Lestat tells a modern story of how he came into contact with a body thief who gives him the opportunity to be mortal again, an experience that teaches Lestat how much he truly does enjoy the power that comes with his immortal body.

The point of view of this novel is a narrow view that only allows the reader to know what the main character knows and experiences. However, in this novel this point of view is not restrictive because the story is best seen only through Lestat's eyes. This novel is a very personal story about one man's struggle with his ideas of religion as well as his feelings toward his own unnatural existence...

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