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What point of view does the author use to tell this story

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ntrock | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 27, 2011 at 10:34 AM via web

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What point of view does the author use to tell this story

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livinlifelovinlife | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 27, 2011 at 10:45 AM (Answer #1)

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If the book uses "I" or "me" it's probably first person point of view. If they don't use "I" (or "you") it's third person.

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bla603 | Student | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 27, 2011 at 11:15 AM (Answer #2)

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either first second or third person it depends on the pronouns

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paro | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 28, 2011 at 8:39 PM (Answer #3)

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The author can tell the story from any point of view- his own or the characters'. He can even change the point of view inside a work and write each chapter from different character's viewpoints or he can write the entire work from a single point of view. When the author/narrator is not a character in the work, it is third person narration or Omniscient narration. When the narrator is a character in the story, then it is first person narration.

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