Hunter S. Thompson Writing Styles in Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

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Perspective

The perspective is that of a "rock-n-roll journalist." Hunter S. Thompson is a typical American male. He is a journalist and shows signs of wanting a career. He leans to the left politically. His date of birth is not given. There are photographs of him in the book. He seems to be a middle-aged man at the time during which he wrote the book. He is a middle aged man who is well into the development of his career. His work as a journalist has gone on long enough that he no longer refers much to times before that had happened.

The author is not actually always a Democrat. He has created or participated in a bizarre Freak Power Party. By the time that he writes this book, he has run for Sheriff for a county in Colorado. Colorado is the author's home state. By the tail end...

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