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Nicholas Sparks Writing Styles in Two by Two

Nicholas Sparks
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Point of View

Nicholas Sparks tells his novel Two By Two from the first-person, limited-omniscient perspective of Russell, the principal protagonist. Sparks allows Russell to narrate the novel to give good fathers everywhere a strong voice in a genre (romance) and sub-genre (romance, divorce, and single parenting). Since the genre and sub-genre are dominated by stories of women who have been wronged and who struggle being single parents, this novel shatters stereotypes.

The limited-omniscient perspective of Russell adds a sense of foreboding and drama to the novel, as readers only learn about things as Russell learns about them. Russell and readers do suspect things at time or have bad feelings, such as when Vivian begins working for Spannerman.

Language and Meaning

Nicholas Sparks tells his novel Two by Two is language that is gentle, casual, and straightforward. This is done for a few different reasons. Russell is characterized...

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