Carol Plum-Ucci Writing Styles in The Body of Christopher Creed

Carol Plum-Ucci
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Point of View

The Body of Christopher Creed is written in first person, from the perspective of Victor “Torey” Adams, a junior at Steepleton High School. Although this perspective necessarily limits the information the author can provide, it allows the author to present both events and thoughts of the narrator.

Through the interactions with other characters, the reader learns Torey is a sensitive guy, in at least two senses of the word. He is easily disturbed by images of violence, and he empathizes with other people. This puts the reader inside the mind of a character who is making an effort to put himself in the minds of other characters. This choice of perspective has the advantage of presenting a model of what the author hopes readers will do: make an effort to put themselves in the mind of the narrator. It also means the mystery of Chris...

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