David Lubar Writing Styles in Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

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Point of View

The story is written in the first person from a very limited perspective except for one distinct scene. Chapter twenty-six begins with the sentence, "Scott Hudson settled back in his seat." The first page of that chapter continues in the third person from an obviously omniscient perspective. The author notes that one of the other students is hungry, a fact that Scott wouldn't know and that indicates the omniscient perspective. Then it's explained that Mr. Franka is explaining about third person omniscient perspectives, prompting Scott himself to write in that style. That section is immediately followed by a very brief second-person scene before returning to the first person limited perspective seen throughout the book. The fact that Scott is telling the story about himself and that he spends a great deal of time writing in his journal makes the first person limited perspective the only real...

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