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Margaret Peterson Haddix Writing Styles in Among the Free

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Style

Point of View

The novel is written from the third-person point of view. The novel is written from the narrator's point of view, but tells the story of the main character in the present and also flashes back to incidents that have led the main character to his current situation. The main character is remembering back over all of the events that have taken place over his life, and how these events affected his family and the rest of the nation. The narration switches back and forth between the past and the present.

The point of view of this novel is an intimate point of view that allows the reader to connect closely with the main character. The author allows readers insight to what the main character is thinking. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on...

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