Frances O'Roark Dowell Writing Styles in Shooting the Moon

Frances O'Roark Dowell
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first-person point of view, from the perspective of the main character, Jamie Dexter. The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Jamie. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside Jamie's head, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to the narrator. The point of view also allows the author to inject her own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The novel takes place on the Fort Hood Army post in Texas during the Vietnam War, so in the 20th century. The main characters are involved in the daily life of living on an Army post during wartime. Jamie is constantly trying to find a way to...

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