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Point of View. The way an author allows you to “see” and “hear” what’s going on in a story It matters who tells the story, to us, the reader Author chooses inside perspective or outside perspective. What is it? . Point of View. I’m gonna tell you MY story! . First-person

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Point of View

  • The way an author allows you to “see” and “hear” what’s going on in a story

  • It matters who tells the story, to us, the reader

  • Author chooses inside perspective or outside perspective

What is it?


Point of View

I’m gonna tell you MY story!

  • First-person

    • Character narrates the story

Key Words

I

MeMy

WeOur


Point of View

I’m gonna tell you HISstory!

  • 3rd-person limited

    • Narrator is NOT in the story

    • “Eye in the sky” that follows ONE character

Key Words

He

She

It

They

3


Point of View

Here’s what I observed…

  • 3rd-person objective

    • Narrator is NOT in the story

    • “Eye in the sky” that reports what they observe but leaves out any feelings or thoughts.

3

Key Words

He

She

It

They


Point of View

I’m gonna tell you THEIRstory!

  • 3rd-person omniscient

    • Narrator is NOT in the story

    • “Eye in the sky” that follows MULTIPLE characters

Key Words

He

She

It

They

3


Point of View

HEY! I’m talking to YOU!

  • 2nd person

    • Narrator switches and talks directly to the reader

    • Usually used for writing directions or giving advice

2

Key Word

YOU


Point of View

Think about it..

I control what you know!

  • The author manipulates the information a reader knows through the use of point of view.

Why?


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