David Duchovny Writing Styles in Bucky F*&ing Dent

David Duchovny
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Point of View

The point-of-view in the novel is a omniscient third-person narrator. This style of narrator is able to narrate the narrative of Ted's present life, his childhood, and the chapters about Christina, all without changing perspective. Through this narrator, we are able to determine each character's thought processes and motivations.

Language and Meaning

The language within the book is quite mature in its use of profanity. Also, Ted, who has an BA in Literature, makes several vague literary references that those who are not familiar with some aspects of literature may not understand. The fact that both Ted and Marty seem rather smart, some metaphors (such as the demon within young Ted) are used without extensive explanation. This causes the reader to seek out meaning through symbol and metaphorical analysis.

Structure

The structure of the novel is in a mostly chronological way. The instances where the...

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