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second person

narrator addresses the reader as if he or she is a part of the story. He or she uses the pronoun you.

third person

The narrator is detached from the story. They only repot the events occurring, and the reader must discover the meaning. He or she uses third person pronouns like he, she, and they.

first person

The narrator is part of the story, explaining the events from his or her own view. He or she also uses first person pronouns like I, me,my, and we

dramatic irony

When the words and actions of the characters have a different meaning for the reader than they do for the characters.


For this point of view the narrator still uses the pronouns he ,she and they but they are outside of the story. The narrator know everything about the characters. He or she is all knowing.


A reasonable conclusion that you can draw from details or clues an author provides.

supporting facts

Details or statements that support the main ideas.


add notes (to a text o diagram) giving explanation or comment.

point of view

The narrators position in relation to the story being told.


The tension that the author uses to create feelings of discomfort or unease about what will happen in the future.

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