Second Person Point of View: Definition & Examples Video


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One way to identify second person is the use of:

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1. In nonfiction, we can find second person in:

2. Where is second person the most common?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will help you assess your understanding of second person perspective in fiction and nonfiction. Some of the things you'll need to know about to pass the quiz include what types of works use second person and why an author might use second person.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • How to identify second person
  • Types of nonfiction works that might use second person
  • Type of writing where second person is most commonly found
  • Identify an example of second person
  • Why second person is used

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on writing in the second person
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about why an author would use second person in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding identifying point of view in writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what genres second person is commonly found in

Additional Learning

For additional details about point of view in writing, review the corresponding lesson, Second Person Point of View: Definition & Examples. You can complete these objectives with the lesson:

  • Learn about point of view in writing
  • Learn about narrative voice
  • Discuss the use of second person in literature
  • Explore the use of second person in nonfiction writing