Jeff VanderMeer Writing Styles in Annihilation

Jeff VanderMeer
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is told from the first person, limited perspective of a biologist who is the member of a five person, all female, team tasked with going into Area X and doing field research. However, the reader also receives information about the character by flashbacks to her childhood, and her interaction with her late husband. These earlier experiences shape her perspectives and thus offer the reader only the point of view as shown through this character's interior landscape, which may or many not be reliable at times.

Language and Meaning

The language and meaning are often occluded, such as the writing on the wall in the tower. At one point the author suggests that sometimes it isn't the meaning of something, but the use of the language all together, the act of communicating, that matters. The vocabulary used in this...

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