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Bret Easton Ellis Writing Styles in Glamorama: A Novel

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Style

Point of View

Bret Easton Ellis writes Glamorama in the first person point of view with the narrator being the main character, Victor Ward. The reader watches as Victor stumbles from situation to situation and relationship to relationship. The use of the first person means the reader learns of events and situations as Victor learns of them. There is no additional information or details supplied by a third person author and this is a limiting factor in the use of the third person. Since Victor uses too much alcohol and drugs, he doesn't always see situation clearly but with Ellis's unique writing style, the reader does and has to wait for Victor to figure it out. Because of the first person approach, the reader must wait to learn certain information about Palakon and various situations, and this adds to the suspense and intrigue of the novel. Not only does...

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