Author’s Viewpoint. What is it?. Imagine the author sitting in front of a blank computer screen. The author’s viewpoint is the very reason the author types anything at all on his/her computer! It is the big WHY question about life that the author is trying to answer for you! For example….
He wanted you to know that success in life isn’t only what you’re good at. It’s also steadily working toward your goal without getting off track that helps you succeed!
If we figure out the author’s views, we can understand what he/she wrote!
If an author used the following words to describe the beach: cold, bitter wind, nauseating smell of fish, shrieking seagulls…we can infer (piece the clues together, remember?) that the author’s view about life at the beach is…