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Isaac Asimov Writing Styles in The Naked Sun

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Style

Point of View

The story is written in the third person with the point of view coming from Elijah Baley as the main character. The view is limited shown by the fact that Baley often has to guess at what people are thinking depending upon things that he sees or hears. The point of view will show the feelings and inner thoughts of the main character. Since the reader will have only these to go on, the reader's opinion may change as the main character's opinion changes.

The story will contain dialogue, but much of the story that gives the reader background and knowledge of the way that the Earth the surrounding planets interact will come from exposition. While the story is told from the point of view of the main character, Elijah Baley, it becomes clear in the story that there are other characters that the reader will...

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