Stephen King Writing Styles in Cujo

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Point of View

The point of this novel is third person omniscient. The writer tells his story through the eyes of multiple characters, including all three of the Trentons, all three of the Cambers, and even Cujo. By telling his story through the eyes of many characters, the writer is able to introduce various angles of his story even though the main character, Donna Trenton, might not be aware of an event that will have important relevance to the story. The writer tells his story in such a way that the reader has all the information important to the developments of the plot, information that leads to suspense as the reader watches Donna Trenton place herself and her child in harm's way.

The novel also is written in such a way that the author's voice is often heard, especially at the end of a scene when the author feels...

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