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Nelson Demille Writing Styles in Plum Island

Nelson Demille
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Point of View

The point of view in this novel is exclusively first person narrative, and that person is the hero, John Corey. All plot movement occurs within John's vision or is relayed to John through conversation with another person. John is heavily involved in every scene of the novel, and dominates all conversations. The reader is constantly in the mind of John Corey and is privy to most of his deductions. When Corey is finalizing his thoughts about the perpetrators and motive behind the stealing of Captain Kidd's treasure, the narrator no longer shares all of his thoughts, and the reader must wait until John and Beth are in the power boat on the way to Plum Island to discover his true thoughts.

The first person narrative is an excellent way to develop a character, but in this case, it is some time before the reader can feel...

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