Stuart Woods Writing Styles in Dead in the Water

Stuart Woods
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Point of View

This novel is written in the third-person point of view. The novel is told completely from the viewpoint of Stone Barrington. The reader cannot see any of the events in the plot from anyone else's viewpoint but knows only what Stone can see, hear, or otherwise learn. The point of view is omniscient however, allowing the reader to know Stone's thoughts and emotions as well as his actions in the plot.

The point of view in this novel works well because it keeps the reader focused on Stone Barrington, the main character. The point of view keeps the reader from learning anything the other character might know independent of Stone, allowing the reader to learn what is going on with Stone rather than knowing something ahead of Stone. This keeps the reader in suspense as the plot continues to develop.

Setting

The novel is set in...

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