Terry Brooks Writing Styles in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Terry Brooks
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Characteristically for this genre the story is told from multiple viewpoints. The story opens on the planet of Tatooine and is told from the viewpoint of Anakin Skywalker, a nine year-old boy. The viewpoint here enables the reader to g back to a time when he or she was nine years old, to enter into a nine year-old's frame of reference and enjoy the simplicity of life and the pursuits and diversions that make it a special time of life.

Anakin's excitement and enthusiasm about the Podrace, his total concentration to the exclusion of all other concerns, is a better access to the experience than seeing the same action through the eyes of a grown-up. When he meets with his friends and they enjoy a "Hey, let's go get a coke" moment, the reader is totally in tune with the experience. When Anakin grumbles about Watto...

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