Chuck Klosterman Writing Styles in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

Chuck Klosterman
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Perspective

Klosterman writes the novel from a first person perspective, which is vital to the success of the novel. Klosterman is admittedly biased, in that the entire novel is an analysis of himself and his generation through the eyes of pop culture. As such, Klosterman uses references he himself is familiar with to describe aspects of his generation that he sees as accurate. The entire point of the novel would be missed were it not for the first person perspective. Klosterman is a journalist, a previous movie reviewer, and a member of the generation he writes about. These aspects of his personality allow him not only to write from a viewpoint that is unique and informed, but also allow him to use personal information to prove his theories of pop culture. His opinions are valid, in that the book is, in fact, simply a collection of essays that explain...

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