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Walter Mosley Writing Styles in Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned

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Points of View

The author wrote the book in third person limited from Socrates' point of view.

Most of Socrates' views in the book are based on his thought process after his transformation begins at Capricorn bookstore.

There are glimpses of his point of view before the bookstore through his history. Socrates gave little thought to the outcome of his actions. He acted impulsively rather than with thought. This can be further broken down into two parts: His prison days and his before and after prison days.

Before and after prison, he simply acted on impulse and desire. He did whatever he wanted to do. He was very self absorbed.

During prison, he did whatever he had to do to survive the brutality. Now, he contemplates everything before taking action. He seeks the right answers. He has developed a social conscience. He tries to see the outcome not only...

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