Point of View: Compelling Narrative Voices

Barbara Vance, Author, Illustrator

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13 Lessons (1h 19m)
    • 1. Introduction POV

      5:15
    • 2. Identifying the Critical Listener

      3:49
    • 3. Ways Narrators Share Information

      7:21
    • 4. First Person

      9:09
    • 5. First Person Practical Tips

      8:59
    • 6. Third Person Limited

      7:12
    • 7. Third Person Limited Example

      7:15
    • 8. Third Person Omniscient

      9:14
    • 9. Objective vs Subjective Narration

      6:07
    • 10. Multiple Person Perspectives

      5:50
    • 11. Second Person

      1:13
    • 12. Free Indirect Style

      4:40
    • 13. Final Advice

      2:37

Project Description

Your class project is to write a paragraph or a scene of your choosing three different ways:

  1. First person
  2. Third-person limited
  3. Third-person omniscient

This will mean that your scene or paragraph must contain more than one character. Use the advice given throughout the course. This will teach you the nuances of each. You will be surprised what it tells you about each of these points of view and the ways the limitations of each change your narrative!

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