Bobby Henderson (FSM) Writing Styles in The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Bobby Henderson (FSM)
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Point of View

The Gospel is written in a persuasive first person point of view, that of the author, Bobby Henderson. The novel is a parody with Henderson acting out a role as a prophet and firm believer in the FSM theory. The text includes papers or essays from other fictional characters, so there are a variety of voices, all in first person. Given the Gospel is written as an informational and inspirational guide on FSM, there is no dialogue or exchange among characters. All voices are extreme, with mathematicians and scientists offering ridiculous calculations and silly empirical evidence to support evolution or FSM and an ID advocate using equally ridiculous proof to dismiss them. Balanced with this intellectual nonsense is the goofy voice of the pirate. Pastafarians aspire to be pirates and imitate their speech, saying things such as Arrrgh!

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