Stephen King Writing Styles in The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel

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Point of View

"The Wind Through the Keyhole" is written using two different points of view. The frame story, "Starkblast" and "Storm's Over", is written using a third-person narrator, as is "The Wind Through the Keyhole". "The Skin-Man", however, is written from a first-person perspective. These points of view are limited but reliable, while the outer frame story is very limited as it focuses primarily on events, "The Skin-Man" shares Roland's thoughts and emotions as he is the narrator. Roland is able to convey some of the characters' thoughts and emotions as he tells the story of "The Wind Through the Keyhole", but this is mostly limited to those of the protagonist, Tim Ross. These points of view are important as they indicate how closely the narrator is affiliated with each of these stories.

The distribution of exposition and dialogue is fairly equal throughout this novel. The exposition is...

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