Point of View
with Little Miss and Little Mr.
with Little Miss and Little Mr.
Point of View . . .

is the position from which a story
is told

first person
third person
first person . . .
is when a character recounts his own
experiences or impressions.
Little Miss Sunshine would
be telling ...
third person . . .
Objective: The narrator remains a detached
observer, telling only the story’s action and
dialogue.
Late...
third person . . .
Limited omniscient: The narrator tells the
story from the viewpoint of one character in
the story.
Mr. ...
third person . . .
Omniscient: The narrator has unlimited
knowledge and can describe every character’s
thoughts and interp...
third person . . .
Omniscient: The narrator has unlimited
knowledge and can describe every character’s
thoughts and interp...
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Point of View

  1. 1. Point of View with Little Miss and Little Mr. with Little Miss and Little Mr.
  2. 2. Point of View . . . is the position from which a story is told first person third person
  3. 3. first person . . . is when a character recounts his own experiences or impressions. Little Miss Sunshine would be telling her own story. You would be seeing key words like “I,” “Me,” and “Mine.”
  4. 4. third person . . . Objective: The narrator remains a detached observer, telling only the story’s action and dialogue. Later that day . .. Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy were at the gym. Mr. Strong was able to bench press 150 kilos, while Mr. Grump could only lift 50 kilos. Mr. Grumpy, why are you looking so blue today? I was at the gym earlier and Mr. Strong was able to bench press way more than me.
  5. 5. third person . . . Limited omniscient: The narrator tells the story from the viewpoint of one character in the story. Mr. Messy could not understand why Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy did not want to be his friend. He tried sharing his snacks at lunchtime and he had tried to be kind to them. “I wonder why they don’t want to be friends with me,” he pondered each day.
  6. 6. third person . . . Omniscient: The narrator has unlimited knowledge and can describe every character’s thoughts and interpret their behaviors. Mr. Messy could not understand why Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy did not want to be his friend. He tried sharing his snacks at lunchtime and he had tried to be kind to them. “I wonder why they don’t want to be friends with me,” he pondered each day. Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy were annoyed with Mr. Messy. He kept shoving his snacks at them at lunchtime. “Why would we want his snacks? His lunchbox reeks because he has a banana peal in there from last week!” Mr. Grumpy grumbled. “Yeah, I don’t know what Little Miss Princess sees in him,” Mr. Strong replied.
  7. 7. third person . . . Omniscient: The narrator has unlimited knowledge and can describe every character’s thoughts and interpret their behaviors. Mr. Messy could not understand why Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy did not want to be his friend. He tried sharing his snacks at lunchtime and he had tried to be kind to them. “I wonder why they don’t want to be friends with me,” he pondered each day. Mr. Strong and Mr. Grumpy were annoyed with Mr. Messy. He kept shoving his snacks at them at lunchtime. “Why would we want his snacks? His lunchbox reeks because he has a banana peal in there from last week!” Mr. Grumpy grumbled. “Yeah, I don’t know what Little Miss Princess sees in him,” Mr. Strong replied.

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