Robert R. McCammon Writing Styles in Boy's Life

Robert R. McCammon
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person point of view. The main character, Cory Mackenson, narrates the story, telling the main events of his twelfth year of life. Cory tells a well rounded story, including both things he was a witness to as well as events that took place out of his knowledge but of which he learned about later. These latter events Cory tells with something of an authorial voice that allows the reader to understand that the narrator is informing the reader of events in the present tense that he learned after the fact.

The point of view in this novel is first person, creating a connection between reader and main character that is unique to this point of view. However, this novel also includes a third person point of view told through the main character's eyes in something of an authorial voice...

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