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Linda Fairstein Writing Styles in Final Jeopardy

Linda Fairstein
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Style

Point of View

The story is written in first person from Alex Cooper's point of view. This perspective is limited to only Alex's point of view, which is appropriate for the story. This means that the details of Isabella's murder are kept from the reader until Alex learns about them, which preserves the suspense. This is necessary for the story and there is no other viable option open to the author. The details of the various aspects of the story, such as the identity of Isabella's murder and the innocence of other characters, are revealed to the reader only as Alex becomes aware of them. If the author had used a more omniscient perspective, the suspense would have been eliminated, making the story less interesting. The limited perspective could mean that the reader is left in the dark as to learning the identities of some characters, but the author...

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Final Jeopardy from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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