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Questions about grammatical persons (first person, third person, etc.) and how to use them.

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I am in the odd position of thinking that the sample texts in the answers given by Dale Hartley Emery and Thanasis Karavasilis both read well despite the fact that in terms of the advice given they di …
answered May 12 '16 by Lostinfrance
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To me, it would make no difference to the emotional picture painted to have Girl hear Boy's words from behind her (thus keeping to her POV) but be too distracted to respond to them or think about them …
answered Dec 15 '15 by Lostinfrance
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So far as I can see, the extract you quote is having John as a viewpoint character, albeit only briefly. It is not currently hugely in fashion for writers to briefly dip into another character's head … to you. You could regularize it by making a feature of having brief episodes at the beginning of chapters in which the viewpoint of people other than the main viewpoint characters is touched upon. If …
answered Feb 16 '16 by Lostinfrance
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section with either of a single-word announcement of the name of the character we are following, or stating the viewpoint character's name in the very first sentence. …
answered May 17 '16 by Lostinfrance
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"Both characters have extremely different background knowledge(s) and outlooks on things. They each have a unique voice. They will primarily spend their time together, but will have segments ap …
answered Jan 3 '16 by Lostinfrance