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Nelson Demille Writing Styles in Word of Honor

Nelson Demille
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Point of View

The book is written in third person, limited largely to Tyson's point of view. While it would have been possible to take a broader perspective, this method actually works out for the reader. Because of the limited point of view, there are some surprises. For example, Tyson discovers the massive paperwork created as Corva worked on Tyson's case when Tyson visits Corva at the quarters he was assigned on the military post. Tyson himself says that he'd thought Corva was probably just pulling his defenses out of his hat, but that look at Corva - though it's presented through Tyson's eyes - is important.

The pint of view was not always completely limited. Early in the story, Tyson and Marcy have a brief interlude in which he is brutally rough with her during sex and then abruptly leaves the room. The reader remains with Marcy, seeing...

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