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Point of View

The novel is written in the past tense and in the first person from the perspective of Matt Miller, who is a high school senior during the time covered in this story line. Matt is an honest, intelligent young man who seems to be willing to convey his true thoughts and feelings. He seems to be a believable narrator and seems to honestly convey the details of his life. He sometimes cries, which many teenage boys would try to hide.

The limited perspective means the reader has to depend entirely on Matt for information. While other characters convey their thoughts through conversations, there is no way of being certain they are being honest with their words. They may be hiding their emotions and giving Matt false information. Matt adds his own impressions about people and events, which gives the reader some additional information based on...

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