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W. E. B. Griffin Writing Styles in The Generals: Brotherhood of War 06

W. E. B. Griffin
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Style

Point of View

The Generals - Brotherhood of War is written from the third person point of view. The narrator is obviously the author, W.E.B. Griffin, who is able to direct the story and fill in the necessary background information and details as needed. The use of the third person overcomes the limitations of the first person point of view in which the reader is confined to events that occur in the presence of the narrator. First person point of view would definitely not work for this kind of book and would limit the knowledge of the reader. The use of the third person allows the author to supply the information the reader requires.

There is plenty of dialogue in the novel and many of the characters tell their own story. The dialogues reveal the personality of the characters, and the reader is able to come to...

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