William Wise Writing Styles in Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

William Wise
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Point of View

This story is a coming-of-age type novel told in the first person point of view from the viewpoint of Christopher Mouse. The first person point of view shows the reader how Christopher's mind works, as well as personifies Christopher and most of the other animals in the book with the exceptions of puppies and cats. By choosing not to personify puppies and cats, the author leads the reader to believe, through Christopher's viewpoint, that puppies and cats do not have the same mental capacity as some other pets, like mice and birds.

By telling the story through Christopher's point of view instead of a third person or omniscient viewpoint, the author pulls the reader to Christopher's level and shows the reader his life through his own perspective. The reader also learns the value of all lives through Christopher's viewpoint. The reader sympathizes with Christopher when...

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