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Anne Rice Writing Styles in The Vampire Lestat

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Point of View

The story is primarily told in the first person by the vampire Lestat. This is one chapter told by the vampire Armand who briefly talks about how he became a vampire and his tales that lead up to leading the Paris coven. There are also chapters dedicated to Marius' story of how he became a vampire as well as how he came to accept the responsibility of Those Who Must Be kept. Otherwise, they are all from Lestat as he tells the story of his mortal life and his long immortal existence.

Lestat's point of view is distinctive from Armand and Marius. Lestat has a clearly defined personality that in no way clashes with the others. It is clear when Lestat is telling a story. There is a particular flair for the dramatic that consistently comes across. When Armand tells his story there is a definitive...

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