Greg Iles Writing Styles in Mississippi Blood

Greg Iles
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Point of View

The majority of this story is told from the first-person point of view of Penn Cage, the son of Tom Cage. Penn’s narration of the story, being the son of Tom and having just lost his fiancée at the hands of the Double Eagles, is emotionally charged. He is strongly biased against the Double Eagles and would do anything to ensure that all of the members are brought to justice. Penn’s narration is told in the present tense as if he is telling the story as he experiences it. He does not narrate from after the trial is over, but instead as things are happening. For this reason, his reactions to the occurrences in the trial are sincere and in the moment.

Because there are parts of the story that Penn does not witness first hand, the author relies on a third...

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