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Michael Crichton Writing Styles in Jurassic Park

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Style

Point of View Jurassic Park is told in third person, and the author switches between an omniscient third person and a limited-view third person. This gives him great control to sometimes relate the thoughts of the characters to the reader, but he sometimes builds suspense by following one character and only showing what they see when they see it. The point of view does not follow all the one group of people that jumps back and forth between the groups of people. In order to add to the staccato, rapid-fighter feeling of the action, but to also to show what some characters are doing while other characters are fighting for their lives in other parts of the park. This lets the author contrast the arrogant and opulent indifference of the Hammond, or the misconception of control by Arnold, with the desperate fight for survival of Dr. Grant and the...

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