Point of View, Metaphor, Simile, and Symbolism. Point of View. The side or perspective from which a story is told POV influences: T he plot H ow much is revealed to the reader What kinds of information is revealed to the reader Four main points of view: First-person Third-person limited
The fallen leaves are a blanket covering the ground.
States that one thing is something else
It is a comparison of two dissimilar things
Does not use “like” or “as”
The lake is as smooth as glass.
A comparison of two dissimilar things
Uses “like” or “as”
Has meaning beyond the obvious
Is an object that stands for itself and a greater idea or value that is usually abstract