S. E. Hinton Writing Styles in Tex

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Point of View

The story in "Tex" is told from the protagonist’s perspective as the events unfold before his eyes and the ideas pop up in his mind. This simple first person narration ensures that the action is fast-paced and everything relates to the plot. The dual monologue, dialogue-filled novel does not have any superfluous tricks or backgrounds, as the reader is in sync with Tex, knowing exactly what he knows.

Setting

Hinton has handpicked her characters to go hand in hand with an effective setting in her efforts to guarantee a cohesive message. The setting is that of a fictional rural suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, called Garyville. The majority of the novel’s occurrences occur in the country side, with a minority of events happening a few miles away in the city. The choice of both rural and urban settings is extremely important; the former represents...

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