Stephen King Writing Styles in Doctor Sleep

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Point of View

This novel is told from the point of view of a third person narrator. The narrator is omniscient, but does not always share everything that he knows with the reader. For example, the narrator tells the reader that right before Barry dies, he talks to Crow secretly. The narrator does not tell the reader what information Barry shared with Crow until after the ambush at Cloud Gap is finished and David is unable to get in touch with Abra on the phone. The narrator knows what Barry told Crow because he later informs the reader how Barry knew that Abra was not on the train.

The third person narrator is an ideal narrator for this novel since there are so many aspects to this story. Not only does the narrator tell the story of Abra and her childhood, but he also tells about Dan and...

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