Different points of view

There are four basic kinds of points of view in fiction: first person, second person, limited third person and third person omniscient. Each of these provide different tools that, depending on the story, can strengthen or give more depth and complexity to the narrative. The first person narrator is usually the main character, who narrates the events as they unfold as he/she/they experience them. It’s typically someone who discovers things along with the reader, and who sometimes can be unreliable, as his/her/their point of view is subjective and matters described are tainted by said subjectivity. This kind of narrator is useful to forge a relationship with the reader, as the experience lends itself to be interpreted as a conversation, with someone telling an acquaintance something that happened. It also allows a deeper, psychological

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