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Point of View

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  1. 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?

  2. Point of View I’m gonna tell you MY story! • First-person • Character narrates the story Key Words I MeMy WeOur

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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?