Michael Crichton Writing Styles in Airframe

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The novel is written in the third person point of view. This point of view is omniscient in that it allows the reader to not only see the story through the narrator's eyes, but also feel the narrator's emotions and see the narrator's thoughts. The narrator of this novel switches between several minor characters, Casey Singleton, and Jennifer Malone. This switch in narrators allows the reader to see more of the story than might be possible with only one narrator. The story begins on board Flight 545 and the reader is allowed to see the incident through a passenger's eyes. However, this passenger is never used as a narrator again. In fact, this narrator is seen only one other time, underscoring the fact that she is a minor character.

The point of view in this novel works well because it allows the reader an intimate relationship with...

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