Don Delillo Writing Styles in Zero K

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Point of View

This novel uses a first-person perspective. The reader sees almost the entire story from Jeffrey's perspective. We are privy to many of Jeffrey's thoughts, but often he does not reveal his motivations to he reader. For example, the reader is not told why Jeffrey does not tell Emma that he witnessed Stak's death. However, he does reveal enough for the reader to tell that he somewhat troubled, possibly due to mental illness, but also through his familial difficulties. One chapter differs from this perspective. This chapter is the bridge between Part I and Part II of the novel, Artis Martineau. In this chapter, the perspective is first-person, but the reader is not initially told from whose perspective. Eventually we learn that the chapter is from the perspective of Artis, while she is frozen inside her Zero K pod. After this chapter, and for the rest...

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