Robb White Writing Styles in Deathwatch

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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is limited and omniscient third person from Ben's perspective. The author allows the reader to see all of Ben's thoughts and emotions throughout the novel, but remains only in Ben's mind, creating a point of view that is limited omniscient because the author does not move from mind to mind in the telling of his story.

The point of view of this novel works well with the plot of the novel because it shows the story through the eyes of Ben, the character who finds himself at the mercy of a madman. In this way, the reader is able to see the struggle Ben goes through as he attempts to survive his ordeal. At the same time, the reader can see the frustrations Ben has as he attempts to prove his story to the authorities back in his hometown...

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