Leon Uris Writing Styles in Mila 18

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Point of View

The entire work is written from the third-person perspective, but Uris moves among from a lack of omniscience to partial omniscience and then finally, to total omniscience, dependent upon the characters and the circumstances in which they are placed. In some instances, it is critical to relate the thoughts of characters in order to enhance the plot and allow understanding of their motivations. In other circumstances, it is not necessary, for conversation, and other methods are used to reveal personalities and motivations. For example, the reader is allowed complete understanding of Alex Brandel's thoughts through his journal entries, not through description or conversation. The thoughts and feelings of the other major characters are generally revealed, and the reader is occasionally allowed a look into the thoughts of less prominent characters, such as Alfred Funk. Many characters however reveal their thoughts and motivations through conversation. Von Epp...

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