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The Point of View is the entire focus for the reader upon the story or poem they are about to engage in In a dramaplay you have the opportunity to choose though limited from which perspective you will engage in watching the telling of the story When we are dealing with the written word in a sonnet novel quote or poem we are given a perspective by the author One of the reasons I chose this topic is there was a movie a few years ago called Vantage Point in which there was an assassination and the entire movie was the retelling of the exact same crime scene from multiple points of view They would rewind and begin again from a new characters place in in the town square when the shooting took place It was amazing how the story changed as it was viewed from each person I began to image what Night would have sounded like had it been told by the Father or one of the people sympathetic to Hitler I realize it would be a completely different story even though they were all at the same place at the same time thats what makes point of view so fascinatingIn Ballad of Birmingham if retold from the heart of the little girl who wanted so desperately to march how ironic she felt safe enough to want to participate in the March verses singing to God where she was in reality was unsafe Our textbook teaches four styles of point of view Omniscient First person Third person Objective Point of view in simplistic form means who tells the story It is critical to your experience as the reader Who tells the story and how it gets told determines how you are led from thought to thought or feeling to feeling The author uses the point of view to set the toneAs I think about point of view it reminds me somewhat of
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