W. E. B. Griffin Writing Styles in Counterattack: The Corps

W. E. B. Griffin
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Point of View

The novel is written from the third person point of view with the narrator being the author, W.E.B. Griffin. The use of the third person allows the author to provide many background and other details for the reader, and this is especially important in a historical novel of this kind. While the emphasis of the novel is on the people, the action is still set in a historical framework and it is important for the reader to be aware of the historical details. There are numerous characters and plenty of dialogue as the characters interact.

The use of the third person is the best approach for this type of novel since it provides the reader wit the broadest view of the situation. If the first person approach had been used, the knowledge of the reader would be limited to scenes involving the storyteller, who...

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