what is the point of view in young goodman brown?how important is the point of view and does it change anywhere in the story?
The short story, “Young Goodman Brown,” is told from the Third Person Omniscient point-of-view. The Third Person Omniscient narrator has the ability to both describe the outward appearances of the characters and to explain the character’s motives, desires, fears, and hopes. The difference between a limited and an omniscient narrator is the degree of insight that each is able to provide. The omniscient narrator is all-knowing, able to offer the reader absolute and unquestionable insight into a character. For instance, the narrator in this instance provides information on Goodman Brown’s thoughts and reactions as he encounters the characters of Good Cloyse and Deacon Gookin.