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Point of View

Point of View. Survey Literature. Point of View defined. The angle of vision of the storyteller Who’s eyes are we seeing the story through? Is the narrator trustworthy? How much knowledge does the narrator have? Types of point of view First person Third Person limited

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Point of View

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  1. Point of View Survey Literature

  2. Point of View defined • The angle of vision of the storyteller • Who’s eyes are we seeing the story through? • Is the narrator trustworthy? • How much knowledge does the narrator have? • Types of point of view • First person • Third Person limited • Third Person omniscient

  3. First Person The narrator participates in the action of the story May not be telling the truth Question the trustworthiness of the narrator

  4. Third Person Limited The narrator does not participate in the action. A limited narrator does not have knowledge of all of the characters’ feelings and thoughts.

  5. Third Person Omniscient A narrator who knows everything about all of the characters is omniscient.

  6. How to identify point of view Ask yourself the following questions: Is the narrator a part of the plot? How much does the narrator know? Does he/she know everything about everyone? If so, you have an omniscient narrator If not, you have a limited narrator Can you trust the narrator? The narrator’s trustworthiness is essential to understanding the plot of the story, the tone of the piece, as well as the motivations of the characters.

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