P. G. Wodehouse Writing Styles in Thank You, Jeeves

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The novel is written primarily in the first person point of view, as though in a diary or story written by Bertram Wooster himself. Bertram tells the story from his own point of view, often using the first person pronoun. However, there are also times when Bertram slips into the second or third person point of view, referring to himself by name and the third person pronoun. These moments of detachment not only reveals to the reader the name of the main character, but also allows for some distance between the reader and the narrator that gives the novel something of a sense of aloofness from the action.

The point of view of this novel can be distracting to the reader as the narrator often refers to himself in the first person point of view and the third person pint of view. This change in view...

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