Kristi Collier Writing Styles in Throwing Stones

Kristi Collier
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is the first-person perspective. The narrating character is Andrew Soaring, a high school freshman who is out to prove himself to be a stellar basketball player. Andrew tells his story with the naivety and innocence of a child his age, a child who lives in a complicated world that is more morally judgmental than the modern world.

The first-person point of view is an intimate point of view. This point of view keeps the reader close to the narrating character, so close that the reader might not be aware of the motivations of other characters until the main character becomes aware of it. This builds such a relationship between the main character and the reader that the reader cannot help but root for the main character as the conflicts of the novel impact him. In this novel, the point...

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