James Rollins Writing Styles in Deep Fathom

James Rollins
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Point of View

In Deep Fathom, the author uses a first-person perspective, switching between the main characters as the plot calls for it. The narrative is reliable, as is proven by the emotional growth of its main characters, Jack and Karen. While they are the center of the story, there are several sub plots with secondary characters who are also written from the first person perspective. These characters also follow a pattern of emotional progression but tending more to the negative than positive growth. They are driven by greed, power, and revenge, and the chapters alternate between good and evil, sometimes within the chapters themselves. The author does a reliable job of blending the battle of good versus evil, adequately showing both sides, and giving each side enough power to make it possible that either side could win.

The dialogue is sprinkled evenly throughout, with enough regularity to give...

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