Stephen King Writing Styles in Pet Sematary

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The point of view in Pet Sematary is not clearly defined. Primarily, the story is told through Louis' eyes, in the third person limited narrative style. In order to meet the demands of this suspense story, however, the author switches liberally between Louis' point of view and that of the other characters, particularly Jud and Rachel. Some aspects of the story are told through Louis' co-workers' points of view as well. The point of view is not clearly defined for two interesting reasons. The first and most important reason is the Pet Sematary itself. The ancient burial ground houses some vague, ill-defined evil which has the power to take over men's minds and affect objects in the physical world. Louis comes to realize that Jud's decision to take Louis to the Pet Sematary may not have been Jud's own decision. Jud, like most every other character...

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