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1 ELA Initiative LR 3.5 Re-Teaching PowerPoint WORLD

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3 1 st Person 2 nd Person 3 rd Person Limited 3 rd Person Omniscient

4 Story is told by one of the characters. Uses the pronoun I We only know what the one character is telling us.

5 Sobbing in absolute misery, I threw myself onto my bed. I wept for Zachariah, for Cranick, even for Captain Jaggery. But worst of all I wept for myself. There was no way to avoid the truth that all the horror Id witnessed had been brought about by me. The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi

6 Sobbing in absolute misery, I threw myself onto my bed. I wept for Zachariah, for Cranick, even for Captain Jaggery. But worst of all I wept for myself. There was no way to avoid the truth that all the horror Id witnessed had been brought about by me."

7 This point of view brings the reader up close and personal with the narrator. Immediately puts the reader in the shoes of the narrator The emotions of the main character are known to the reader.

8 The narrator is not always reliable (they may not tell the whole truth) Many detective and thriller novels are written in the first person. –Why? –How does this affect the readers experience?

9 The reader is a part of the action in the story Uses the pronoun you It was used in the interactive haunted house we visited during the week of Halloween.

10 You are walking down a long corridor and suddenly you see faint light peaking through a doorway at the end. Do you walk through or turn around?

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12 Narrator tells the story. We only know the thoughts and feelings of one character.

13 Harry stood there, paralyzed, not knowing what to do or whom to believe. He glanced around at Ron and Hermione. Ron looked just as confused as he did, still fighting to keep hold on the struggling Scabbers. Hermione, however, took an uncertain step toward Snape and said, in a very breathless voice,… Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling

14 Harry stood there, paralyzed, not knowing what to do or whom to believe. He glanced around at Ron and Hermione. Ron looked just as confused as he did, still fighting to keep hold on the struggling Scabbers. Hermione, however, took an uncertain step toward Snape and said, in a very breathless voice,… Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling

15 All knowing point of view. The narrator is above the action, looking down on it like a god. The narrator can tell you everything about all of the characters

16 Muna found himself once more at his old taskshis womans work of sweeping and scrubbing and cookingbut now he did them all with a kind of fierce joy, known only to those who have escaped the jaws of Hell. Fukuji was pleased with him. The swordsmith did not have to say so. The Sign of the Chrysanthemum

17 Muna found himself once more at his old taskshis womans work of sweeping and scrubbing and cookingbut now he did them all with a kind of fierce joy, known only to those who have escaped the jaws of Hell. Fukuji was pleased with him. The swordsmith did not have to say so. The Sign of the Chrysanthemum

18 Try to figure out the point of view of each excerpt. Go to my Quia page

19 Thinking About P.O.V. As you read a piece of fiction think about these things: –How does the point of view affect your responses to the characters? –How is your response influenced by how much the narrator knows and how objective he or she is? –First person narrators are not always trustworthy. It is up to you to determine what is the truth and what is not.


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