Craig Thompson Writing Styles in Blankets: An Illustrated Novel

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Point of View

"Blankets" by Craig Thompson is written in the first-person point of view, through the eyes of the main character, Craig Thompson. The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the Craig's world through his words as well as his drawings. The reader is taken on a journey along with Craig and is enabled to see inside the mind of the boy as he grows into a young adult and faces many trials and tribulations.

The use of first person makes the story seem slightly less fantastic particularly in regards to Craig's drawings and thoughts. Additionally, it is vital to understand how Craig relates to the Bible and his religious teachings as well as his blossoming relationship with Raina. The use of first person gives a great deal of insight into Craig's thought processes and feelings, which...

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