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Isaac Asimov Writing Styles in The Gods Themselves

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Style

Point of View

The story is written in the third person point of view. The view switches between several different characters. The view is limited to the character whose point of view is active; sometimes there will be things the character does or thinks that won't be revealed either. When Tritt takes the food ball in the second section of the book, there is no indication he has taken anything, and it isn't known what he has done until the Hard Ones come and question in. Again in the third section of the book it will be seen that the characters whose point of view is active, Selene and Barron Neville, talk about a mysterious something for which they are looking. It isn't discovered until much later in the story that they are looking for a propulsion system.

There is much of the story told through inner dialogue and...

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