Todd Strasser Writing Styles in Boot Camp

Todd Strasser
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Point of View

"Boot Camp" is written in the first person point of view. The main character, Garrett, is also the narrator of the novel. Garrett takes the reader along as he is sent to a boot camp that specializes in changing the behavior of teenagers through discipline and order. Garrett, a highly intelligent and mature young man, does not feel he deserves to be there, but eventually is broken enough to comply with the program.

The point of view of this novel creates an intimate relationship between the reader and the main character, making the reader feel all the emotions the main character feels as he finds himself constantly abused in one way or another by the people at the boot camp where he has been sent by his parents. When Garrett escapes, the reader feels the same hope for the future that Garrett feels, but also the...

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