Don Delillo Writing Styles in White Noise

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Point of View

The entire book is written from the point of view of Jack Gladney, the main character of the book. The reader always gets his viewpoint on all the different events that occur throughout the novel. The only outside opinions the reader will sometimes enjoy are the perspectives of Murray Jay Siskind, who will remark on what and who Jack is and what he and his family stand for in the scope of society and life.

From Jack's point of view, we learn his opinion on the natural disasters, the television disasters and the everyday thoughts throughout his normal (and abnormal) days. However, through the in-depth and philosophical comments of the children and Jack's companions, we learn their personal thoughts as well. Jack doubts himself frequently and questions his actions and thoughts, which make the reader feel uneasy with Jack's opinions.

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