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Michael Scott (Irish author) Writing Styles in The Warlock

Michael Scott (Irish author)
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The point of view of this book is both the third-person omniscient and the first-person. The purpose of the narrator is to describe the setting in which each chapter takes place and to describe the appearance and emotions of each character. By having an omniscient narrator, the reader learns of the unspoken thoughts of the characters, as well as a clear image of where the story takes place and what the characters look like. There is a great deal of non-verbal expression throughout this book, so the narrator plays an important role in expressing this to the reader. Through the narration the various emotions of the characters are expressed clearly to the reader, keeping the reader engaged and anxious to continue reading the story. The narrator also withholds information regarding the characters to heighten various senses, such as excitement, anxiety, fear, and foreboding.

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