Course 7—Lecture

LitCourse 7
How to Read: Point of View
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Narrator—3rd person

This narrator is external to the story, standing outside of events and characters. All characters are referred to as "he," "she," or "they." There are 3 types:

Omniscient narrator—all knowing. This narrator reveals the actions and thoughts of all characters.
Limited omniscient narrator—limited knowledge. This narrator reveals the actions and thoughts of only primary characters.
Objective narrator—impersonal. This narrator reveals only the characters' actions and speech, not their inner thoughts.

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