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Point of View

This novel is related from two different points of view. The parts of the story that focus on the original Jason are told from the first-person point of view. This allows Jason to tell his story from his own perspective. Since he moves from alternate world to alternate world, Jason is the only one who can tell his story because he is the only character in the novel who experiences what he does. The author could have used an omniscient, third-person narrator but it would have created a distance between the reader and Jason. The author builds the story so that the reader will feel emotionally close to Jason—a relationship that is strengthened by the first-person point of view.

There are also parts of the novel that are told from the point of view of a third-person omniscient narrator. These parts of the novel...

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