Ken Grimwood Writing Styles in Replay

Ken Grimwood
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Point of View

Replay is narrated in the third person, by a semi-omniscient narrator from the point of view of Jeff Winston. Only Jeff experiences the replays of his life, and the other characters are ignorant, so Jeff's point of view lets the reader into this private life (and repeated lives). The reader experiences Jeff's confusion, loss, loneliness, and lack of understanding adn accompanies Jeff through his journey of self-discovery.

Jeff comes back into being before Pamela does on the replays when they are together, so the reader is able to see Pamela through Jeff's eyes, as she is before her conscious self jumps backward into her younger body. The reader never sees Jeff except during the span of his replays. The only glimpse the reader has into Jeff's younger self before the replays begin is in his flashbacks to his youth, including the incident at boarding school when...

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