In literature, the perspective from which a story is told. There are two general divisions of point of view, and many subdivisions within those.
1) first person narrator tells the story with the first person pronoun, "I," and is a character in the story. This narrator can be the protagonist, a secondary character, or an observing character.
2) third person narrator relates the events with the third person pronouns, "he," "she," and "it." There are two main subdivisions to be aware of:
a. third person omniscient, in which the narrator, with godlike knowledge, presents the thoughts and actions of any or all characters
b. third person limited omniscient, in which the narrator presents the feelings and thoughts of only one character, presenting only the actions of all the remaining characters.
This flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.
1) The purpose of exposition is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.
2) The purpose of argumentation is to prove the validity of an idea, or point of view, by presenting sound reasoning, discussion, and argument that thoroughly convince the reader.
3) the purpose of description is to recreate, invent, or visually present a person, place, event, or action so that the reader can picture that being described.
4) The purpose of narration is to tell a story or narrate an event or series of events.
The consideration of ________ has two purposes:
1) An evaluation of the sum of the choices an author makes in blending diction, syntax, figurative language, and other We can analyze and describe an author's personal _________ and make judgments on how appropriate it is to the author's purpose. _________ can be called flowery, explicit, succinct, rambling, bombastic, commonplace, incisive, laconic, etc.
2) Classification of authors to a group and comparison of an author to similar authors. By means of such classification and comparison, we can see how an author's __________ reflects and helps to define a historical period, such as the Renaissance or the Victorian period, or a literary movement, such as the romantic, transcendental, or realist movement.
Like all clauses, this word group contains both a subject and a verb (plus any accompanying phrases or modifiers), but unlike the independent clause, the ___________________ __________ cannot stand alone; it does not express a complete thought. Also called a __________________ ___________, a _______________ ____________depends on a main clause (or independent clause) to complete its meaning. Easily recognized key words and phrases usually begin these clauses. For example: although, because, unless, if, even though, since, as soon as, while, who, when, where, how and that. A word or phrase that links different ideas. Used especially, although not exclusively, in expository and argumentative writing, ___________ effectively signal a shift from one idea to another. A few commonly used words or phrases are furthermore, consequently, nevertheless, for example, in addition, likewise, similarly, on the contrary, etc.