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Andy Weir Writing Styles in Artemis: A Novel

Andy Weir
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person and the past tense, and the narration adheres strictly to Jazz’s point of view, as she is the narrator. This direct conveyance of Jazz’s inner self allows the reader to gain direct and efficient exposure to Jazz’s personality, voice, and various thought processes throughout the story. Even when Jazz is not speaking to other characters, her grit and sense of humor are on direct display to the reader. Additionally, her more sincere emotions, which she generally hides from other characters, are accessible to the reader as well, thereby serving to further develop all facets of Jazz as a character.

The limitations of Jazz’s perspective also serve to enhance the elements of suspense and intrigue that are so relevant to the narrative. Jazz originally accepts the sabotage assignment from Trond without truly knowing Trond...

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