Carl Hiaasen Writing Styles in Lucky You: A Novel

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Point of View

The novel is written from the third-person and omniscient point of view. The novel does not have one narrator but instead, has many narrators. The author often moves from the mind of one character to the next often as quickly as one line of dialogue to the next. This movement between narrating characters allows the reader to see and hear what the multiple characters are thinking and feeling. This offers full insight into the actions of these characters in the plot of the novel.

Through this point of view, the reader can see the plot through the eyes of every character who has an impact, no matter how small, on the plot. The narration moves from character to character, sometimes in the middle of a grouping of dialogue. This can leave the reader occasionally confused as to whose mind they are currently inside of, but also...

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