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Point of View

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point of view
_____ is the position from which a narrator sees and understands what is happening
first person
_____ point of view involves the use of either of the two pronouns "I" and "we".
second person
_____ point of view uses the pronoun "you".
third person
_____ point of view uses pronouns like "he", "she", "it", "they" or a name.
second person
Sometimes you cannot clearly tell the difference between anger and frustration.
first person
I felt like I was drowning with all this homework from my teachers.
third person
Mrs. Lemon wants her students to always try their best. She knows they have great potential and wants them to meet all their goals!
second person
Your alarm clock shatters the early Monday silence. You hit the snooze button and pull the covers up over your head.
1st Person
Key words: I, me, we, our...
3rd person
Key words: He, she, they, their
1st person
"Do you love candy?" I asked my friend Roxis. I always make friends with other people.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd are all
points of view
first-person point of view
the narrator (the voice that is telling the story) is a character who is part of the action and uses the first-person pronouns I, me, and my. The reader sees everything through this character's eyes.
third-person point of view
the narrator is someone outside the action, rather than a character.
third-person omniscient
the narrator is an all-knowing observer who can relate what every character thinks and feels
third-person limited
the narrator relates some thoughts and feelings of only one character - but that character is not actually telling the story
point of view
the perspective, or view, from which a story is told
3rd Person Omniscient
Jack wanted to go to McDonald's for dinner, but his sister was hoping for Taco Bell. Their dad was going to surprise them with Chuck E. Cheese.
Third person omniscient
The family ate dinner together every night.
3rd Person Limited
Sally wanted to make spaghetti, but was missing some of the ingredients.
2nd Person
For dinner, you decided to make mac and cheese.
1st Person
I cooked dinner last night.
3rd Person
Key words: He, she, they, their
2nd Person
Key words: you, your
3rd Person Omniscient
An outside narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of multiple characters
3rd Person Limited
An outside narrator only knows the thoughts and feelings of one character.
2nd Person
This Point of View is used for instructions.
1st Person
The narrator is telling the story/ Main character is the narrator

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