Stephen King Writing Styles in Joyland

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Point of View

Joyland by Stephen King is the first in a series of “Hard Case” criminal books by the best-selling author. Joyland is written from the first person point of view, through the eyes of the main character, Devin Jones aka Jonesy. The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the world of carnies and carnival life through the eyes of one of its own. The reader is taken on a journey along with Devin and is enabled to see inside the mind of the carnies as they spend a summer on the shore in North Carolina and also get to experience meeting face to face with a serial killer.

The use of first person makes the story seem slightly less alien to the point that the reader can grasp what it might be like for an...

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