John Scalzi Writing Styles in Lock In

John Scalzi
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Point of View

The novel is told in the first person omniscient point of view. It is narrated by Chris Shane, the novel's protagonist. This point of view is extremely helpful for the reader to understand the complexities of Haden's syndrome. This view allows the reader to get a more in-depth observation of the methods Chris uses to investigate the murder. Furthermore, this provides an examination of Chris' struggle to seek his independence and to forge a new life outside of the fame that he once had as a poster child for the Haden acceptance campaigns. With this point of view, Chris' emotions and inner thoughts are on display, allowing the reader to be fully immersed in Chris' ordeals, both professionally and personally.

Language and Meaning

The language of the novel is not overly complicated in terms of settings or actions, while maintaining simplicity there is still a...

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