Cory Doctorow Writing Styles in Little Brother

Cory Doctorow
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Point of View

This story is told from the first-person point of view of Marcus, the main character and narrator of the novel. Marcus tells his story from his own point of view with no ability to look into the thoughts or emotions of those around him. The only way that Marcus, and in that same regard, the reader knows what is going on in the other characters' minds is through dialogue. This story is most effective told in the first person because it focuses the attention on Marcus and his experiences. Use of any other point of view would take the focus away from Marcus and would dilute his story.

Nearly 75 percent of the story is told through exposition as Marcus explains the various computer technology and terminology. These expository passages are important as they explain to the reader exactly what is going on and how these different...

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