How an Author Develops & Contrasts Points of View


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Which of the following statements is written in first person?

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1. Why is second person an uncommon point of view?

2. How does 'head hopping' confuse the reader?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you check your knowledge of how authors develop and contrast points of view. For the quiz, you need to know about first person and second person points of view.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see these topics on the quiz:

  • Points of view that can't be mixed
  • How head hopping confuses the reader
  • An example of first person
  • Why second person is uncommon

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on authors using different points of view
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about first person and second person
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about why it is beneficial for an author to use the third person omniscient point of view

Additional Learning

To learn more about these points of view, go through the lesson titled How an Author Develops & Contrasts Points of View. Complete this lesson to:

  • Understand why an author's perspective matters for the reader
  • Identify the different points of view
  • Examine the effects of mixing different points of view