Stephen King Writing Styles in Finders Keepers

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Point of View

King tells his story from the point of view of a third person narrator. In different sections of the novel this third person narrator focuses on the thoughts and emotions of different characters. For instance, in the opening part of the novel the sections alternate between a focus on Pete and a focus on Morris. Other characters of focus in the novel are Hodges and Holly.

Use of this third person point of view with a focus on only one character at a time gives King a chance to tell that character’s story. Because the narrator is omniscient he knows the thoughts and emotions of the character of focus and is able to report those to the reader.

The use of a third person point of view is appropriate because it does not allow the reader to become too close to any one character...

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