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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

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Consider the following passage:

I felt a sudden chill, and looked to my left. In the distance I saw a tall figure, dimly lit by the street lights, running straight towards me. I turned and ran.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

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1. In which point of view does the narrator describe the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character, usually the main character?

2.

Consider the following passage:

You look upwards, and see a white ceiling. A long crack snakes its way towards an open door. You follow the crack, wondering what you might find through the doorway.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the types of point of view in fiction. Some of the types of point of view you will be assessed on include first person, second person, and omniscient third person.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following point of view types:

  • First person
  • Second person
  • Limited third person
  • Objective third person
  • Omniscient third person

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of objective third person point of view
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of point of view in fiction

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define point of view
  • Know three types of point of view
  • Identify three subcategories of third person point of view
  • Provide an example of each point of view discussed in the lesson
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