Jhonen Vasquez Writing Styles in Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut

Jhonen Vasquez
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The point of view in the novel is first-person. This point of view is necessary, since the novel is a graphic novel and relies on images rather than words in many areas of the story. In addition, this viewpoint is reliable because the story revolves around Johnny himself in most cases and having Johnny explain his own actions and motivations is vital to understanding his character. In addition, other sections pertaining to other individuals, such as Anne and Noodle Boy, would be less entertaining if not told from the viewpoint of the character. This is important to the novel since all the themes revolve around the motivations of the characters, and without a first person viewpoint, such motivations would be lost.

The story is told with both images and dialogue, with little to no description other than those provided by the author for humor or clarification...

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