Ben Sherwood Writing Styles in Charlie St. Cloud: A Novel

Ben Sherwood
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is a combination of the third-person omniscient and the first-person point of view. The introduction and the afterward are both written in the first-person point of view as though told to the reader directly by the fireman Florio Ferrentes. The bulk of the novel, however, is recounted through the third-person point of view of several characters, including Charlie, Tess, Sam, and Tink. This third-person point of view allows the reader insight into all of their feelings so that the reader might know every important aspect of the plot that allows the plot to progress.

The point of view of this novel works well with the story. The beginning point of view, the first person point of view of Florio Ferrentes, gives the novel a sense of both wonder and anticipation, especially when the reader learns that Florio has died...

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