J. R. Moehringer Writing Styles in Sutton

J. R. Moehringer
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third-person point of view, from the perspective of author. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time after Sutton's final release from prison. The past represents the time leading up to Sutton's final arrest and final stint in prison.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Willie Sutton. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside the head, thoughts and inner struggles of Willie Sutton as it pertains to the plot. The reader cares what happens to Willie Sutton. The point of view also allows the author to inject his own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

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