Study Guide

The Man in the Iron Mask Narrator Point of View

By Alexandre Dumas

Narrator Point of View

Third Person (Objective)

The third person narration reflects the plot-driven nature of the tale. Although most of the action focuses on D'Artagnan, there are quite a few chapters that concern other characters. While the narrator is omniscient in that he knows everyone's backgrounds and personal histories, s/he never intrudes nor does he ever directly reveal characters' thoughts and feelings.