Graeme MaCrae Burnet Writing Styles in His Bloody Project

Graeme MaCrae Burnet
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Point of View

The point-of-view of His Bloody Project is peculiar. There are a variety of 1st-person narrators throughout the novel each with their own biases and thoughts about the case. The majority of the novel consists of the 1st-person narration of Roddy’s accounts of the events leading up to the murders of the Mackenzies.

Language and Meaning

Just like there are multiple points-of-views in the novel, there are multiple different uses of language and meaning. The most prominent consistency within the different uses is the use of Scottish terms for people and objects instead of the traditional English term or spelling, such as “gaol” instead of “jail” and “laird” instead of “lord.” Other different uses of language and meaning depend on the narrator. For example, Roddy tends to use more blunt language like “bash” due to his lower class, while characters like Tomson will use terms...

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