John Reynolds Gardiner Writing Styles in Stone Fox

John Reynolds Gardiner
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Point of View

Stone Fox is told in the past tense from the third person perspective. The narrator seems to be speaking directly to the audience, almost treating the story as though it were a legend that was being passed down directly to the reader. The narrator focuses entirely on Willy throughout the story and never gives any insight into what the other characters might be thinking or feeling.

Language and Meaning

Stone Fox is written in simple language, making the story seem like it could be passed down verbally with ease. The language also helps to convey the setting. While the year that the story takes place is not given, the audience is aware that it happened in the past by the way the characters travel and how they treat the value of money.

Structure

Time is something that is very loosely played with in the narrative...

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