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Terry Pratchett Writing Styles in Dodger

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Point of View

"Dodger" is told in the third person point of view - from the viewpoint of Dodger. The narrator has omniscient knowledge of Dodger's thoughts, emotions as well as his actions. The emphasis of the story also follows Dodger as he moves through his plan to rescue Simplicity from her abusive husband. There is only one point that the story line moves away from its emphasis on Dodger. This is at the point where Sharp Bob, who had been hired to send Simplicity back to England, meets with the man who has hired him to do the job. In this scene of the novel, the narrator follows the emotions and thoughts of Sharp Bob as he deals with his bosses.

There is more emphasis on exposition in the story than dialogue with probably a little more than half of the writing containing descriptions of Dodger, the people...

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