Dan Brown Writing Styles in Digital Fortress

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Point of View

The point of view in this novel is multiple third person narrative. This point of view is episodically limited, allowing the narrator to provide varying viewpoints of different characters. This point of view helps to create a suspenseful and fast-paced narrative. The changing character viewpoints enable the reader to experience events as they happen. This type of narrative works well in Digital Fortress, where several events are unfolding simultaneously in different locations throughout the story.

Exposition is used throughout the story to provide the reader with insight and detailed information regarding computers, intelligence and cryptography. This method is used to help the reader understand the significance of events taking place in the story.

Setting

The novel is set in three different locations. The main character, Susan Fletcher is tracing an email account at the National Security Agency (the NSA), in Fort Meade, Maryland. The NSA is...

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