John Sandford Writing Styles in Deep Freeze

John Sandford
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Point of View

The author uses a third person perspective in the narrative. This is appropriate given the numerous characters in the novel and the fact that there is not one character who is constantly with the others. By using this point of view, the author gives a unique perspective to readers as he sometimes uses sarcasm, to explain events. For example, when David chooses the weapon that he is going to use to kill Margot, the author writes, "…a perfect murder weapon was at hand. Something nobody else in town had access to…" (222). This perspective also allows the author to easily give readers background information as he does when he introduces readers to David and the murder of Gina at the beginning of the narrative and as he fills in holes in the narrative as he does when he tells readers what Margot knows. He waits to...

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