Third person refers to a category of personal pronouns, including forms of he, she and it. It is also a point of view in literature where an outside narrator tells the story. Third person in this case can be limited, omn... More » Education Writing Literary Writing

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 »

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

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

One example of a red herring fallacy is when two people are discussing the benefits and drawbacks of voting to increase the minimum wage, and one person changes the subject to removing tax breaks for wealthy people. The ... More »

In order to write a simple biography, the writer needs to select a person, research the person's life, decide what events are important or meaningful and then use the information to write a paper. The paper should includ... More »

Elements of a biography include the person’s date of birth, major accomplishments, career summary and an overview of why the person is interesting or important. The length of the biography is also an important element, a... More »