Carl Hiaasen Writing Styles in Hoot

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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is third person omniscient. The main characters are the narrators of the novel, including Roy Eberhardt and Leroy "Curly" Branitt. The point of view moves from character to character, allowing the reader to see the story from several points of view, including from the point of view of children and adults. From the differing point of views in this novel, the reader is allowed to see events that take place outside of the knowledge of one character but where another might be aware of these events.

The point of view of this novel works because it builds an intimate relationship between the reader and several of the characters, allowing the reader to care what happens to these characters. The point of view also allows a well rounded story, revealing to the reader events that only certain characters have knowledge...

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