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Ace Hits Rock Bottom Literary Qualities

Barbara Beasley Murphy and Judie Wolkoff
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Murphy and Wolkoff use first-person point of view to present Ace Hits Rock Bottom. This technique allows readers to know what Ace knows, and to experience his adventures personally. Flashbacks appropriately provide readers with needed information, like Ace's movie adventure in Ace Hits the Big Time.

The authors evoke a sense of New York City, the Bronx, and the characters, using images of taste, sight, smell, hearing, and touch to bring the scenes alive. For instance, Ace uses a sponge, hot water, and disinfectants to clean food cans that he organizes alphabetically in the hot Wartzburg pantry.

Desperate to block out the radio as it broadcasts the baseball game at Yankee Stadium where the other Falcons and the residents are, Ace sings loudly. Sir Cecil bursts into the pantry, uttering a command that startles Ace, almost knocking him off a tall ladder. Sir Cecil has heard Ace's singing...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Ace Hits Rock Bottom from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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