The Streams Of Babel Analysis

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Trinity falls is the kind of perfect, All- American town, that is plastered on postcards and idolized by snobby people all over the world. However as everyone knows, nothing is ever that perfect, it will always have flaws. In the book The Streams of Babel by Carol Plum-Ucci, a bizarre occurrence leaves the perfect little town in an almost perfect mess. Carol Plum-Ucci wrote this novel in 2008, and it strongly portrays the paranoia of the American people after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Carol Plum-Ucci is 59 year old novelist, currently living in New Jersey. She has been nominated for a couple awards, including; Michael L. Printz Award, and The Edgar Award for Best Young Adult. In one of her more recent books, The Streams of Babel, she is praised for her top quality writing style. The element of literature that is superior in this novel is the multiple first person viewpoints. The multiple first person viewpoints make this novel excellent, because it never becomes boring, gives the reader more information, and helps with the development of the characters.
Multiple viewpoints make this novel constantly interesting, and ensures that it never becomes boring. Plum-Ucci continuously changes viewpoints throughout the novel, usually switching to a different viewpoint at the start of each chapter. These changes force the reader to be more focused on the reading, this promotes more in depth reading and makes it easier to retain information. Each character was faced with different challenges related to the
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Partly because of how she flawlessly set up the plot of the novel with multiple different viewpoints. The multiple first person viewpoints make this novel excellent, because it never becomes boring, gives the reader more information, and helps with the development of the characters. Her plot was perfect, and she used plenty of similes and metaphors, along with her cliffhangers, making the perfect
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