Sam Munson Writing Styles in The November Criminals

Sam Munson
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Point of View

The novel is written in first person from the perspective of Addison Schacht, who is a high school senior attempting to write a college essay explaining his best and worst qualities. This is a limited perspective that never varies from what Addison personally knows, feels, or hopes to be true. There are two major examples of this limitation that may be disappointing to the reader. The first is that Addison never learns who murdered Kevin, or why the murders took place. The police never solve the crime and Addison never finds any significant information to help the investigation. The second limitation is that he does not know what Digger is thinking at any given time. She becomes withdrawn and silent after she kills the dog. Though Addison seems to understand the reason for her action, he never fully explains it to the reader, so the...

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