Jonas Jonasson Writing Styles in The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson
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Point of View

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson is written in a third-person point of view. As a result, much of the book reads like an objective, journalistic account of a series of incidents that happen to the main characters as told to the reader in a third-person perspective. The main characters are given plenty of descriptive phrases to delineate them to the reader, but because of the third-person perspective, the reader does not have much in the way of inner privilege to the various characters' heads in which to understand their thoughts and feelings. Rather, objective motions and spoken sentences suffice to give the reader insight into the protagonists and antagonists and help delineate why a certain character feels or thinks the way he or she does.

Given that author Jonas Jonasson once was a newspaper reporter, this third-person...

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