Dean Koontz Writing Styles in Phantoms

This Study Guide consists of approximately 48 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Phantoms.
This section contains 1,019 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Phantoms Study Guide

Phantoms, by Dean Koontz, is written in the third person. This point of view is omniscient, which is very helpful to the reader, as it allows one to know not only what a character is thinking and feeling, but why they make the choices they do throughout the novel. This is important, as the novel encompasses the lives of many characters who are caught up in a world beyond anything they have previously imagined. By allowing the reader to get a sense of the emotions and feelings of the characters, the point of view lets the reader get a sense of the terror and uncertainty that is taking place during the story.

The novel contains both dialogue and descriptive passages, moving the plot along quickly as the story takes place over the course of a few days. The dialogue gives the reader a sense of the...

(read more from the Style section)

This section contains 1,019 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Phantoms Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Phantoms from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.