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Mike Lupica Writing Styles in Million-Dollar Throw

Mike Lupica
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Point of View

Like many novels, Million-Dollar Throw is written in the third person omniscient point of view. This means that the author writes the story using third person pronouns such as "she" and "he." The author also has insight into what the characters are thinking which makes it an omniscient view, as opposed to a limited view where only the activities of the characters are reported. For example, the author writes, "But on a Saturday morning like this, underneath all the sun and blue sky, with the guys in the line already into their blocks and Nate feeling as if he had all day to throw the ball--feeling that weird calm he always felt in the pocket--he had all the answers." Without giving Nate dialogue, the author lets the reader know Nate's thoughts and feelings. If the author had not used the omniscient point of view, the...

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