Paul Stewart (writer) Writing Styles in The Last of the Sky Pirates

Paul Stewart (writer)
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Point of View

The point of view used in "The Last of the Sky Pirates" is third person as well as limited and reliable. This is proven by the fact that the narrator has access to events but not all of the characters' thoughts. The narrator does frequently report upon Rook's thoughts and feelings, and occasionally, he shares the inner workings of other characters; however, the narrator is not omniscient as he does not know what every character is thinking at any given time. The use of this point of view is important as it allows the focus to remain on Rook and his adventures without completely ignoring the other characters and things that occur without Rook's knowledge.

The novel is written using mostly exposition with only about twenty-five percent of the narrative being dialogue. This is effective as it focuses on the things that Rook sees and experiences...

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