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perspective

A way of thinking about something, especially one that is influenced by your beliefs or experiences

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Point of view

The perspective from which a piece of writing is written

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First person perspective

Told from the viewpoint of one of the characters

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Key words for first person point of view

I, we, me

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Second person POV

The narrator addresses YOU the reader

How to or technical writing

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Key words for second person POV

You, yours

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Third person limited

The narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of only 1 character

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Third person omniscient

All knowing. The narrator can tell the thoughts and feelings of all characters

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Third person objective

The narrator reports only facts and events as a neutral observer. (No thoughts or feelings are shown)

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Key words for third person POV

He, she, they, names of characters