Robert Stone Writing Styles in Dog Soldiers

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Point of View

The point of view used "Dog Soldiers" by Robert Stone is the third person and omniscient. This is particularly accurate when setting and time period are of great importance to the story. Third person allows Stone to give the reader great insight into the sights and sounds encountered on the journey and to develop a sense of personality and vision regarding each character. The use of this point of view is especially important considering the drastic difference in various cultures from the Vietnamese to the American and Mexican-American.

Since many of the facts in the book are historically accurate, it is even more important to impart them as such even if they are woven into the story. This creates a true to life feel about the Vietnamese as well as the American counter culture. and their journey as well as the overall feel of what it...

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