point of view, first-person point of view, second-person point of view, third-person point of view, omniscient third-person point of view, limited third-person point of view
point of view
it gives the perspective from which a literary work is told
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.
second-person point of view
the second-person point of view to is used when the narrator is addressing the reader and using pronouns like you, your, yours; examples: messages, emails, presentations, business and technical writing
third-person point of view
the narrator is someone outside the action, rather than a character.
the narrator is an all-knowing observer who can relate what every character thinks and feels
the narrator relates some thoughts and feelings of only one character - but that character is not actually telling the story