Jeff Kinney Writing Styles in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Jeff Kinney
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Point of View

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw features Greg Heffley as he struggles to deal with middle school. It is told from his point of view, first person, limited view. The entire book is written as a diary entry. Therefore, it recounts Greg’s innermost thoughts and actions that occur during the school year.

Language and Meaning

Most of the vocabulary in the book is easily accessible for a reluctant reader. The Lexile places it at about the 5th grade level. Language is kept simple and conversational as the book is supposed to be the written diary of an 8th grader.

Structure

The book does not have chapters. It is divided according to months: January through June. Each section spans the four weeks or so within the month and details the events that were of importance to Greg during that time. It is...

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