What are the pros and cons of using first person/second person/third person perspective in your story?


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A few main points are:

First person - you (the reader) have a closer relationship with the character. You are more likely to feel what they feel. (I guess :P)

Second person - you are in the story, used commonly in the "pick your path" stories because it is YOU in the sticky situation, so YOU must pick the path.

Third person - Gives a larger view of what is happening in the world. You can find out things about multiple characters because you are not restricted to the eyes of a character.

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