Point-of-View: Definition & Examples


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Point of view refers to:

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1. Of the three main points of view used in story telling, which is rarely used?

2. What is the limited omniscient third person point of view?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Authors choose who will narrate the story, and the choice of narrator's viewpoint has an impact on the finished product. Point of view (POV) is divided into three main categories. Use this quiz and worksheet combination to assess your understanding of point of view in writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on the following:

  • Least-used POV
  • Definition of point of view
  • POV without narrator commentary
  • Elements of the limited omniscient third person POV

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify the POV in which an author employs different points of view in different chapters
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understood the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding point of view

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Point of View: Definition & Examples to learn more details about point of view in writing. The lesson addresses several objectives, including:

  • Differentiate between first, second, and third person point of view
  • Know variations on point of view, including multiple first person and objective
  • Define third person omniscient and limited omniscient
  • Understand how different viewpoints impact storytelling