Larry Watson Writing Styles in Montana 1948

Larry Watson
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Point of View

The story is written in first person from the perspective of David Hayden, a twelve-year-old boy at the time of the event who is an adult at the time of the writing. The perspective is more typical of non-fiction, which lends a level of believability to this fictional story. The perspective is greatly limited, though the fact that it's written from years after the event means the author has more insight than he likely had at the time of the events. The point of view is somewhat skewed because most twelve-year-old boys would not have the insight exhibited by the main character of this story, David.

Despite this, David's account of the events appears reliable and acceptable. He points out that he overhears a great deal of his information, often by eavesdropping. These conversations provide a great many of the details presented by David through the...

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