C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader"

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The narrator of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is clearly the author, C.S. Lewis. Lewis narrates the novel in a third person point of view with many references to himself or the reader that are written in the first person point of view. This unique point of view gives the narrator, Mr. Lewis, a special role within the novel that is almost like that of a an old friend of the main characters, Lucy and Edmund, telling a story to his own children or perhaps a niece or nephew. There is a sense of intimacy to this narration, a sense of secret telling between a trusted adult and a child. This intimacy adds to the feel of the novel as a secret world that is only for children to know and understand.

Lewis's narration of this novel also limits itself to things that the...

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