Monday, November 28, 2011

Major Differences in Point of View

As stated earlier, third person is used many times for larger stories in which it may be crucial to not overly view the thoughts of the central character. However, it is not unusual for authors to write in first person, past tense. This enables them to have a greater control on the central characters thoughts, emotions, actions, and limitations. Although it is not impossible to write in first person, present tense, it is not a method used by many authors because of it's challenge to be enthralling.

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