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Nelson Demille Writing Styles in Spencerville

Nelson Demille
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Point of View

The novel is told in the third person point of view. The majority of the novel is narrated through the eyes of Keith Landry. However, there are several chapters that are told through the thoughts and actions of other characters, including Annie and Cliff Baxter. The third person point of view is omniscient, allowing the reader to know the thoughts, emotions, and actions of each character who is narrating that particular section of the novel.

The point of view of this novel works well because it is the most common point of view utilized by modern novelists and it allows the reader to know exactly what the author needs them to know at specific sections of the novel. The point of view shows the story from a single point of view at a time, allowing the action to unfold as that one character sees it. However...

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