Haruki Murakami Writing Styles in Dance Dance Dance: A Novel

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Point of View

"Dance Dance Dance" by Haruki Murakami is written in the first-person point of view, through the eyes of the main character. The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the modern world of a freelance writer living in Japan through the eyes of one of its practitioners. The reader is taken on a journey along with the unidentified writer and is able to see inside the mind of the man as he wends through a complicated life filled with confusion, loss, abandonment, maturation, and the otherworldliness of the Sheep Man and the interconnection of everything.

While much of what occurs in the in-between world of the Sheep Man, the author does a good job of making it connect as possible to the main character and the normal world. One example of an explanation of the writer's...

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