Kathleen Woodiwiss Writing Styles in The Wolf and the Dove

Kathleen Woodiwiss
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Point of View

The book is written in third person, largely from Aislinn's point of view but varying sometimes to others' points of view, usually Wulfgar or Ragnor. This limited omniscient point of view is really the only option. While it's vital that the reader know of Aislinn's thoughts, Wulfgar's view is important as well. The combination of the points of view is handled well, often with clever transitions. For example, Wulfgar is in London preparing to have his men housed at the home of a merchant for the duration of William's coronation ceremonies. As he looks over the house, he is thinking of Aislinn. He says that he can't stop thinking of her, but goes on to say that "somehow, I find myself wishing that she ..." His thought abruptly ends at that instant and the point of view switches to Aislinn. Her thought is begun in mid-sentence with...

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