Robert Damon Schneck Writing Styles in The Bye Bye Man

Robert Damon Schneck
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Point of View

With the exception of the section labeled "The Bridge to Body Island," the story is told from the point of view of the narrator, Schneck. The Bridge from Body Island is told as a first person narrator by Eli, who is the originator of the Bye Bye Man's story and a participant in the séances that lead to his discovery.

Language and Meaning

The story is written in the style of investigative journalism, in which the narrator focuses less on the events that constitute the story and more on the history and cultural factors that influenced the events and the participants. The language is straightforward and without embellishments or figurative elements.

Structure

The story is structured into three parts. In the first, the background of of the Ouija board is explained, as well as theories as to how it works and how it compares...

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