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Radclyffe Hall Writing Styles in The Well of Loneliness

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The novel is written in the third person point of view. The narration is similar to the omniscient third person point of view, but also has some elements of the authorial voice. At times, the author makes comments about the emotions or opinions of characters that are distant from the narration, showing the reader things that are going on around Stephen that she may not be aware of. Despite these diversions, the majority of the narration centers on Stephen, the main character of the novel, telling her story from a point of view that explores both her actions and her deeply felt emotions.

The point of view of this novel works because it is very well crafted, leaving very little room for confusion. The author centers most of her narration on Stephen, the heroine of the novel, keeping her story tight. There are times in which...

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