Saturday, May 16, 2015

Heitor G. Week 5# Literary Analysis

Is the book’s structure chronological or does it move back and forth between past and present? Does the author use a single (first or third person) viewpoint or shifting points of view?  Why might the author have chosen to tell the story this way and how does it influence the reader’s understanding?

The book's structure is chronological, with a first person point of view. The reason why the author has chosen to express the story this way, is because this book is focused on the story or adventure that it brings to the reader. This is because non-linear books usually focus on the ideas of time travel, traveling between dimensions and flashbacks that add on to the story, none of which is present in the book. Also, books that focus on adventure and story usually use this format, because it makes the book simpler to read and understand and allows for the attention to be on the story. The way it influences the reader is very relative to the reader. Some readers will think it is easy to read others won't, but he general or most common influences is simply allowing them to focus on what is happening in that single page of the book. It works like a staircase. Each step is a page and it goes one at at time.
Below, a non linear book structure.
Below that a linear book structure
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