Ron Childress Writing Styles in And West Is West

Ron Childress
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Point of View

The majority of this novel is told from the viewpoint of an omniscient third person narrator. This narrator tells the thoughts and emotions of all of the main characters. This ability for all of the main characters to have their thoughts and feelings shared is significant because they are all placed in situations in which they must make a decision about how they want to proceed with their lives. If the novel were told from the first person point of view only one character, not only would it not adequately cover the decisions made by the other characters, but it would also allow the reader to get too close to the one character from whose point of view the story was told.

While the majority of the story is told in the third person point of view, there are parts of the story that are...

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