Stephen King Writing Styles in The Dead Zone

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Point of View

"The Dead Zone" by Stephen King is written in the third person omniscient point of view. The use of third person omniscient is critical when there are many layers to a story. The reader must be aware of all aspects of the story. The only way to convey the complete picture is to use third person omniscient. In The Dead Zone, the point of view works perfectly due to the complex storyline. The story follows several characters from Johnny to Herb and Vera Smith to Greg Stillson.

Greg Stillson has a long violent and disturbing history that is the impetus for his twisted political aspirations. It is important for the reader to know about Stillson's history and how his sadistic personality evolved over the years. Allowing the reader to witness Stillson in his native element works well so that it is obvious the man has a...

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