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Jeffrey Shaara Writing Styles in The Last Full Measure

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Style

Point of View

Jeff Shaara uses the omniscient limited third-person point of view. The point of view is omniscient or all-knowing because he exposes the innermost thoughts and feelings of the main characters and gives quoted dialog among the characters. The point of view is limited because the author selects a main character and sees the story through that person's eyes. He moves the point of view from character to character for a single event, mostly battles but including periods between battles in order to give an overall picture. Where appropriate, he moves the point of view to a high level away from any character to describe historical perspectives. The point of view is third-person because no one character narrates the story. The narrator is the author, and the assumption is that the narrator is reliable. In other stories, the narrator may not be reliable, especially if a character...

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