Jeff Kinney Writing Styles in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Jeff Kinney
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Point of View

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck is told in the first person. This is the only point of view that makes sense for this novel because it is written in diary form. One's diary is only effective as a storytelling tool if told by the owner of said diary. From the first-person perspective, the reader can know everything that is important to the author because only that which is important to the diary author's dilemma will be written about.

Along with first-person writing is a collection of drawings Greg includes in his diary. The drawings help the reader to better understand Greg's perspective, since they visually depict the short stories he tells in his diary entries.

Language and Meaning

The language of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck is informal and completely relaxed. Since the novel is written as a diary, main character...

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