Don't Look Behind You by Lois Duncan

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“Don’t Look Behind you” is filled with suspense as Mike the hetman tries to kill the father. The author use of imagery contributes to the story. Duncan’s story was able to contain many of SOAPSTone elements. Duncan wrote “Don’t Look Behind You” in a teenager perspective as her life changed dramatically. The use of suspense to create the mystery element in the story as the Corrigan goes in hiding to run away from a hit man. Don’t Look Behind You” have a speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject and tone. April Corrigan is the speaker and the main character in the story. The book is written in 1st person in April’s view of the story. Her point is honest and open because she tells the reader her feelings of what happening to her. April’s view was not restricted since you can find more than one place either mind or verbally. Duncan wrote her book in the perspective of a teenager as she felt her left falling apart. The occasion was to connect to the young people with her writing. In the larger world, people may be going through the same thing like her book. Duncan’s audience is youn...

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