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Robert J. Sawyer Writing Styles in Frameshift

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Point of View

The point of view of Frameshift is that of the omniscient narrator. As such, the reader is aware of the thoughts and actions of all characters. The omniscient point of view allows the narrator to jump through space and time at will, sharing previous and future knowledge when such information will have the most impact on the story line.

Language and Meaning

Most language in Frameshift is standard American English, although there are occasional French or Ukrainian names and nouns sprinkled about to lend an air of authenticity to the narrative. There is also a considerable amount of scientific and medical terminology, related primarily to genetics. The characters in the story come from different —Canadian, American, Ukrainian, Japanese—so the occasional use of words from those languages lends a realistic tone to the action. There is some profanity used by the characters, appropriate to the...

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