Galactic5 is correct - It's called second-person. Whilst popular in most western culture it is popular in others.
Second person is hard to maintain. It's use is best reserved for 'effect'.
I have long maintained that the best input for literature is not more literature.
Best use of second person that I have ever found . . .
It's like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder how I keep from goin' under
A child is born with no state of mind, blind to the ways of mankind.
God is smilin' on you but he's frownin' too Because only God knows what you'll go through.
You'll grow in the ghetto livin' second-rate.And your eyes will sing a song called deep hate.
The places you play and where you stay looks like one great big alleyway.
You'll admire all the number-book takers, thugs, pimps and pushers and the big money-makers, drivin' big cars, spendin' twenties and tens, and you'll wanna grow up to be just like them: Huh, smugglers, scramblers, burglars, gamblers Pickpocket peddlers, even panhandlers.
You say I'm cool, huh, I'm no fool but then you wind up droppin' outta high school.
Now you're unemployed, all null-void, walkin' round like you're Pretty Boy Floyd. Turned stick-up kid, but look what you done did: got sent up for a eight-year bid. Now your manhood is took and you're a Maytag; spend the next two years as a undercover fag, bein' used and abused to serve like hell
Till one day, you was found hung dead in the cell.
It was plain to see that your life was lost. You was cold and your body swung back and forth. But now your eyes sing the sad, sad song of how you lived so fast and died so young.
So don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge.
I'm trying not to lose my head, ha-ha