Third person is a narrative perspective that does not assume a particular character identity and refers to characters using third-person pronouns such as he, she, they, him and her. Writers use this when they want to tel... More »

Second-person point of view is used when a main character is referred to with second-person pronouns such as "you." In non-fiction writing, second person is used primarily for technical writing and self-help books. More » Education Writing Literary Writing

In the third-person omniscient point of view, the narrator of a story knows everything about the universe of the book, including the locations of hidden objects and the private thoughts of every character. The narrator u... More » Art & Literature Literature

As the name implies, a narrative summary provides a brief, succinct summary including the plot, characters, conflict and themes from the point of view of the person writing the summary. Even though the summary itself has... More »

A short narrative paragraph is one narrator's perspective of a main event, scene, occurrence or adventure using organizational choices, imagery and transition words to convey the story. Narratives are often told in chron... More »

Some popular novels released in 2015 include Paula Hawkins's psychological thriller "The Girl on the Train"; Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," the sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird"; and E.L. James's "Grey," which re-tell... More » Art & Literature Literature

An omniscient point of view is a perspective that a writer or narrator can take when writing fiction. "Omniscient" is a word that is synonymous with "all-knowing," which means the writer knows what all of the characters ... More » Art & Literature Literature