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Christopher Moore Writing Styles in Practical Demonkeeping: A Comedy of Horrors

Christopher Moore
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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is third person omniscient. This point of view allows the writer to follow each character in turn, tell events from different points of view, and give the reader access to details of both the past and the present. This is the story of a whole town, a community, not just a single person, and the writer uses a broad point of view to give perspective on all aspects of the events as they unfold. No one individual sees all the intricate details of the plan falling into place, but the reader sees them. The third person omniscient perspective allows the reader to wonder about the detailed dovetailing of all of the characters' paths. Is this merely coincidence, or is this a divine plan unfolding?

The writer also uses varying points of view to provide humor and insight into humanity's...

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