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Mike Lupica Writing Styles in Summer Ball

Mike Lupica
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Point of View

The novel is told through a third-person narrator who sees things from the perspective of the main character, Danny Walker. The reader always knows what Danny is thinking and feeling, and glimpses into his thoughts and feelings on previous occasions are offered frequently, but the other characters are seen only through Danny's eyes. For example, in Danny's first conversation with Tess in Chapter 3, the author lets the reader know how Danny feels about hurting Tess's feelings and making her cry, but doesn't provide a glimpse into the mind of Tess herself. The story is told in the present tense with the exception of a few flashbacks.

The book includes a balance of exposition and dialogue, with much important information revealed through conversations between Danny and other characters. Examples include the chapter in which Coach Powers suggests that Danny switch to soccer and the one in which...

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