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Michael Holley Writing Styles in Patriot Reign

Michael Holley
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Style

Point of View

Holley's Patriot Reign is told in the second person, but the reader definitely gets the feeling that Holley is a 'fly on the wall' as the events of the story unfold. The whole structure of the Patriots as a working football team is examined through Holley's eyes as he pieces together all aspects of 'day to day' workings of the New England Patriots. He spends approximately two years following the team and documenting what he sees.

Setting

The main setting of the story is with the Patriots from 2001 to 2004, but there are many flashbacks to some of the characters' pasts. Prime examples of this are Bill Belichick's career leading up to the Patriots and owner Robert Kraft's upbringing.

Most of the story is filtered from staff meetings in Foxboro; at the facility itself, hotel rooms, and in restaurants.

Language and Meaning

The sometimes crude and complicated...

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