Peter Bognanni Writing Styles in The House of Tomorrow

Peter Bognanni
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Point of View

The novel is told through the first-person perspective of Sebastian. Through this point-of-view, the reader is made aware of Sebastian's past, his thoughts, and his actions.

Language and Meaning

There are two different types of language used throughout the novel. The first is the very specific and awkward phrasings stated by Sebastian and Nana, such as "I wanted to recharge before our work commenced this morning" (121). This is quite different than the more normal and vernacular uses of language stated by characters like Meredith and Jared, such as "I just want you to tell me what's wrong so I can knock some sense into your ass" (225). Both types of language use are just the different ways that the more sheltered characters and the non-sheltered try to portray meaning.

Structure

The entire novel is made up of 33 numbered and titled chapters of roughly the same length...

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