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Point of View By: Grant and Chris. What is Point of View? Point of view is a way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader. There are three parts.

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1 Point of View By: Grant and Chris

2 What is Point of View? Point of view is a way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader. There are three parts to point of view. The first person, second person, and third person.

3 Words that signify which point of view something is 1 st person- we, our, us 2 nd person-you, your, call the person by name 3 rd person- he, her, it, they

4 Examples of First Person Point of View 1.I have a basketball game against Kimmons today. 2.Chris and I are ballers when it comes to basketball. 3.We will win regionals at the end of the year!

5 Examples of Second Person Point of View 1.You have a huge game today so you better get some rest. 2.Don’t you have food in your house? 3.Did you make in baskets in your game.

6 Examples of Third Person Point of View 1.His jersey number was 5. 2.He let her get first in the race to be nice. 3.They went to eat at Olive Garden.

7 Examples of what NOT to do Don’t try and mix the point of views together. Use no point of view. Use too much point of view.

8 Important Facts The discussion of point of view in literature is one of the touchiest craft-debates among writers and editors. Choosing your point of view in literature is one of the most important things you will do as you plan your story.

9 Sources Beers, Kylene. Elements of Literature. Austin, [Tex.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Print. "Fiction Writing Basics." Welcome to the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL). Ed. Writing Lab Web. 19 Jan Mclaughin. "Skills." Federal Way Public Schools | School Web Sites Web. 19 Jan


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