Third Person Limited Narrator: Definition & Examples


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In third person limited, the reader knows

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1. What is the difference between third person limited and third person omniscient?

2. What is an advantage of telling the story in third person limited?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Third person limited is one of several points of view an author may choose, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how it is used in fiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments focus on the following:

  • Reader knowledge in third person limited
  • Difference between third person limited and third person omniscient
  • Advantage of using third person limited
  • Definition of first person point of view

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as limited and omniscient narrators
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding third person limited narrators
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of third person limited from a set of sample sentences

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Third Person Limited Narrator: Definition & Examples. Upon successful completion of the lesson, you'll have met these learning objectives:

  • Understand third person limited narration
  • Identify and interpret examples
  • Differentiate types of narration