Point of View
Point of view is, in a nutshell, "Who tells the
story?" In my experience, however, this simple fact is among the
hardest to teach! To truly understand point of view, try writing
the same series of events using at least two different points of
view. (first person; limited omniscient; omniscient; objective).
For even more fun, make sure that a different character tells the
story each time!
For one of the better online discussions on this
tricky topic, visit
Tara K. Harper's
Writer's Workshop: First Person or Third?
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