Author's Purpose/Point of View Flashcards


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Three reasons an author is most likely going to write.

persuade

inform

entertain

2

To make a reader agree with something.

Persuade

3

To teach the reader a lesson or to show how to make something.

Inform

4

To entertain or tell a funny story or to tell what a person or place is like in an interesting or funny way.

Entertain

5

True or False

Words in dialogue do not count when determining the point of view.

True

6

True or False

You only look at the narration to determine point of view.

True

7

The narrator is in the story and refers to him/herself.

First Person Point of View

8

You will see pronouns like I, me, we, us, our, and my used in this point of view.

First Person Point of View

9

The narrator says "you" and puts the reader directly into the story.

Second Person Point of View

10

The narrator is telling a story about other people.

Third Person Point of View

11

You will see pronouns like he, she, him, her, they, them, their and character's name used in this point of view.

Third Person Point of View

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Omniscient

Limited

Objective

Three types of Third Person Narrators

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This narrator knows everything that needs to know about the characters and events in the story, and has privileged access to a character's thoughts, feelings, and motives.

Third Person Omniscient

14

This narrator is confined to what is experienced, thought, or felt by a single character or a limited number of characters.

Third Person Limited

15

This narrator can only tell you what can be seen or heard. They cannot know anyone's thoughts or feelings.

Third Person Objective