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E. B. White Writing Styles in The Trumpet of the Swan

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Style

Point of View

The book is written in the third person point of view. The main characters are Louis, Sam, and the father swan. The father swan is the main character in the beginning of the book. He will be lead character again in the Billings chapter. Sam is introduced before Louis. Sam's point of view is the most important through different points in the book. He is particularly important to the journal entries and when he makes deals for Louis. Louis is usually the main character. He is the main character. Main characters need supporting characters and he has good ones.

Setting

Chapters in the book are typically set on or near water. A swan has to be on the water. The first setting is a wild area in Canada. White describes all the different animals as well as the earth and plants coming alive in the spring...

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