William Stephenson Writing Styles in A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War

William Stephenson
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Perspective

A Man Called Intrepid is written from the third person point of view. The author, William Stevenson, functions as the narrator. As such, he is able to provide the much needed background information and other details that make the book so interesting. The author sets the scene by describing the setting, the equipment and other details so the reader has a complete picture of what is happening.

There is plenty of dialogue in the book, most of it coming from Bill Stephenson, as he relates the various stories and details of different incidents. Most of the quotations are Stephenson's comments as he describes various incidents.

The third person point of view with comments by Stephenson is appropriate for this book. If the book had been written in the first person point of view, the knowledge of the reader would have been limited to events that occurred in the...

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