Gordon Korman Writing Styles in Schooled

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Point of View

Throughout the novel the author switches the first-person point of view between Capricorn Anderson, Zach Powers, Hugh Winkleman, Mr. Kasagi, Mrs. Donnelly, Daryl and Sophie. Cap, however, is the main character and all of the monologues revolve what he is doing, has done or has said.

Nevertheless, Cap's first person point of view makes up the majority of the narrative. Surprisingly the author does not show any subtle difference in how he talks in comparison to the other characters, or even how he thinks. Though they talk about different things, the monologues seem to flow into one another. This works in two different ways. First it highlights the hippy ideal they are all the same and all worth of the same analysis. Second, in terms of age, race and sex it shows little prejudice. Judging from his name, Mr. Kasagi, for example, maybe Asian as his...

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