Vince Vawter Writing Styles in Paperboy

Vince Vawter
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person point of view. The novel is written as though typed by an eleven year old boy with a stutter. Since he has a stutter, the boy does not use commas because he thinks he has too many pauses in his speech, he would rather not have to pause in his typed words.

The point of view works well with this plot because it is a story told from the point of view of a child who suffers a stutter, giving the reader a close and personal look at what it is like to be a child in 1959 and to live with such a speech impediment. The writing style is quick and entertaining, filled with both humor and tension. The narrator is something of an unreliable narrator because of his age and his inability to understand a great...

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