Herman Wouk Writing Styles in War and Remembrance

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Point of View

The book is written in third person omniscient perspective—the only way the book could possibly work. The reader is required to skip from one place to another geographically in order to watch the lives of characters spread across the globe. No other option exists for the perspective of this book.

It should be noted the book is written in rough chronological order. This means the reader is often taken from the life of one character in the midst of a crisis and left to wonder about that character until the next time he or she comes to be the subject. While it is sometimes difficult to remain focused because of this, most readers will find it easy to identify with the characters, therefore not too difficult to remember the various people in their various situations.

Setting

The book is set in countries around the...

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