Chris Bachelder Writing Styles in The Throwback Special

Chris Bachelder
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Point of View

Throwback Special is a third-person narrative about a group of middle-aged men who get together annually to recreate a famous football play. The narrator gives insight and information into each of the players.

The narration does not stay focused on any one player for too long. It moves around in much the same way a commentator would provide information about a team. The narration uses information from all aspects of the players to create a cohesive team.

Much of the narration focuses on the individuals, giving insight into where the characters are in their lives. For examples, Wesley is grappling with his son’s sexuality; Andy is going through a divorce; and Fat Michael continues his obsession with physical fitness.

The ritual of the reenactment moves the story forward. The men all have a common goal. However, they may not share the same ideas about...

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