Point of View

Omniscient Point of View

In the omniscient point of view, the narrator
knows all and is above the action, ...
In the omniscient point of view, the narrator:
*is not a character in the story
*can tell us the thoughts and feelings
of ...
Point of View
Third-Person-Limited Point of View
In the third-person-limited point of view, the narrator reveals the thoug...
Example: Rowdy loves his afternoon runs with Jamie,
but he can’t wait to be set free from his leash! Rowdy
knows they’re h...
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Omniscient point of view pt

  1. 1. Point of View Omniscient Point of View In the omniscient point of view, the narrator knows all and is above the action, looking down on it. “Tonight’s Most Valuable Player is . . . Didi Blake!” Didi could hardly believe it! Her coach and teammates were not surprised, though. They knew how hard she had worked. Didi would be even more excited if she knew what was in store for her the following week.
  2. 2. In the omniscient point of view, the narrator: *is not a character in the story *can tell us the thoughts and feelings of all the characters in the story *can tell us the past, present, and future, and what is happening in other places
  3. 3. Point of View Third-Person-Limited Point of View In the third-person-limited point of view, the narrator reveals the thoughts and feelings of just one character. In the third-person-limited point of view, the narrator : -focuses on the thoughts and feelings of one character—usually the main character -is not a character in the story -uses third-person pronouns such as he, him, she, hers, it, and they
  4. 4. Example: Rowdy loves his afternoon runs with Jamie, but he can’t wait to be set free from his leash! Rowdy knows they’re headed for the park where all of his buddies will be. “Maybe this time I’ll take that dumb bulldog’s tennis ball away from him,” he hopes. NOTICE YOU ONLY KNOW ROWDY’S THOUGHTS! NOW DO THE PRACTICE EXERCISE!

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